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Edinburgh public split on Spaces for People

Edinburgh’s Spaces for People programme of temporary active travel measures implemented during Covid-19 has divided opinion. The city council is now considering whether measures should be made permanent in order to promote long-term travel behaviour change

19 April 2021
To install the cycle lane on the A70 Lanark Road in southwest Edinburgh, ‘floating’ parking bays have been created. The road’s speed limit has been cut from 40 to 30mph
To install the cycle lane on the A70 Lanark Road in southwest Edinburgh, ‘floating’ parking bays have been created. The road’s speed limit has been cut from 40 to 30mph
Keep Edinburgh Moving questions the safety of this pedestrian scheme
Keep Edinburgh Moving questions the safety of this pedestrian scheme
The video records a bus driving down the wrong side of a pedestrian refuge island to overtake the parked taxi
The video records a bus driving down the wrong side of a pedestrian refuge island to overtake the parked taxi
This cyclist Tweeted their delight about a temporary cycle lane to SNP council leader Adam McVey and transport and environment committee chair Lesley Macinness
This cyclist Tweeted their delight about a temporary cycle lane to SNP council leader Adam McVey and transport and environment committee chair Lesley Macinness
A cyclist passes the taxi driver at speed
A cyclist passes the taxi driver at speed

 

The appearance of many of Edinburgh’s streets has been dramatically altered in recent months as the council implements an extensive programme of temporary measures to support active travel during Covid-19. Twenty-four miles of cycle lanes have been installed, along with widened footways, vehicle restrictions, and changes to parking and unloading.   

The programme has been funded by more than £5m of grant from the Scottish Government’s Spaces for People fund that was...

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