Focused on electric scooters (escooters), as the micromobility mode most of relevance but many of the principles apply to other forms of micromobility as well.
We welcome the vision set for the city of Edinburgh but acknowledge existing challenges
Our submission comments on both Scottish Planning Policy (SPP) and the National Planning Framework Housing Technical Discussion Paper.
The overwhelming challenges presented by the climate emergency are the top priority for STPR2 decisions.
We agree with the primary objective of the LEZs as outlined in the consultation paper. It is important that LEZs align to current policy on improving air quality, and emissions reduction targets
This Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH) review combines analysis of reported cycling casualties in Scotland over a 23-year period from 1995-2018, with a literature review of under-reporting of casualties and near misses.
We welcome the inclusion of active travel within the proposed work programme. However, despite this, we understand that sheds and storage containers for bike storage, are/continue to be included in the household development grouping. We feel it is more appropriate for them to be included in the active travel category and are disappointed to note that there are no plans to extend PDRs to storage facilities in front gardens.
The top priorities for STPR2 should include: creating coherent networks of safe, easy to access dedicated cycling infrastructure; improving both walking and cycling access to rail stations and key bus modes to improve connectivity and public transport integration; end the expansion of trunk road capacity and prioritise active and sustainable travel in budget allocations, spending at least 10% of transport budgets on active travel; increasing access to bikes; and long-term, planned funding for pedestrian and toucan crossings, footway and cycleway maintenance to improve local access for all.
Full results of our tracker research into attitudes and behaviours towards cycling from across Scotland in 2019.
A souvenir magazine to celebrate Pedal for Scotland's 20th anniversary event and the amazing achievements of 8,000 people taking to their bikes together.
This is a joined reponse with partner organisations. The six priorities for Scotland's National Transport Strategy should be: give more space to walking and segregated cycling; end new road building and prioritise active and sustainable travel; deliver affordable and integrated public transport; planning for better land use; support behaviour change; and improve access to bikes.