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Don’t abandon plans to re-start bike hire in Edinburgh, CoMoUK urges council

Deniz Huseyin
16 December 2022
Rachael Murphy: Abandoning bike share cannot be an option if we are to achieve net zero targets and address the issue of private car ownership, which massively contributes to Scotland’s emissions
Rachael Murphy: Abandoning bike share cannot be an option if we are to achieve net zero targets and address the issue of private car ownership, which massively contributes to Scotland’s emissions

 

Edinburgh City Council will be “left behind other global cities” if it fails to replace the bike hire scheme that ceased operation last year, Collaborative Mobility UK (CoMoUK) has warned.

Edinburgh is now the only Scottish city, apart from Dunfermline, without a bike share scheme, the shared transport charity points out.

Council officers have recommended dropping an investigation into replacing  the Edinburgh Cycle Hire Scheme (ECHS), which ran from 2018 to 2021 , says...

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