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Thu 4 May: Council Elections

Council elections are approaching and are critical to cycling and transport policies and budgets for the next 5 years. We’ll tell you here how to make the most of the election opportunity locally …

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PoP 2016 biggest ever!!

The biggest & best PoP ever … literally thousands of people, all calling for proper investment in cycling as an everyday means of transport …

photo: beqi at flickr.com

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PoP2015 : more cash promised!

Photo by Markus Stitz, @reizkultur

The fourth – and no less phenomenal – Pedal on Parliament was topped with a clear public promise from new Transport Minister Derek Mackay that cycling investment in 15/16 would be the highest ever…

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UK General Election 2015

Information and links to help you decide…

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Pedal on Parliament

Note: For general info about PoP see pedalonparliament.org.

* = Spokes member

2014 Popliticians

Patrick Harvie MSP*Ian Murray MP*Mark Lazarowicz MPKezia Dugdale MSP

 

Cllr Andrew BurnsKezia Dugdale MSP*Sarah Boyack MSP* Ian Murray MP*Mark Lazarowicz MPWillie Rennie MSP

In charge of Edinburgh Transport…Cllr Lesley Hinds, Transport ConvenerCllr Andrew Burns, Council Leader

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Midlothian cycle facilities – now and future

Cllr Ian Baxter, Spokes member and Green councillor, has sent us an extensive list of cycling facilities in Midlothian, and is to draw up a paper of problems and opportunities which need addressed to encourage more people to use bikes for more journeys.

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New councils…

What do the Scottish council election results mean for cycling policy and investment in Edinburgh and elsewhere? …

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Council elections May 3

[updated 29 April] The Council elections on May 3 are vital to future cycling policy in Edinburgh and other councils around Scotland. We’ll keep you updated how to help make Edinburgh even more cycle-friendly …

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Midlothian

Selected news from Spokes in Midothian

This page shows selected highlights – it’s far from comprehensive See also our all-Lothians page

1803 ML Green Network Guidance Consultation page Spokes response [pdf]

1704 Cycle Midlothian 2017 listing of cafes, attractions, bike shops, etc which welcome cyclists.

1612 Sherrifhall Roundabout options consultation – see 1612 on South […]