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Super(?)markets Bikepark Project

Nipping down to your local shop or supermarket by bike can be so quick and simple. It provides your daily dose of physical activity and helps the city keep down congestion and pollution. So why do some stores make bikes into second class citizens?

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Leith Street cycling future – or not?

The cycling future of Leith Street is up for grabs in the St James Quarter proposals. A segregated cycleroute up from Picardy Place will end at Calton Road, with no connection to Princes Street…

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Spokes Bulletin 118

Out now! … Edinburgh progress in sustainable transport; Preventing Haymarket tramline crashes; Transport & Planning: failure in joined-up thinking; Council Local Transport Strategy supplement; Everyday bike use pictures; and loads more…

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Edinburgh Local Transport Strategy 2014-19

[Update 14.1.14: The LTS was approved today by councillors and can now be quoted as Council policy] [Update Feb 2014: There is an LTS pull-out supplement in Spokes Bulletin 118] [Update June 2104: Links added below to council progress reports on 20mph and on school streets]. The Council’s new Local Transport Strategy is a major […]

PANs and PAs [not pandas!]

The Spokes website has successfully given birth to a new page (two, in fact) ! …

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Spokes Gardens Bike Storage factsheet now in use

The Spokes factsheet on bike storage in gardens has been deemed ‘appropriate’ by Edinburgh Council’s Planning Committee and will now be referenced in the Council’s Planning Guidance to Householders…

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F2F: Solway to Forth

Update Dec 2013: Solway to Forth inital outline map [pdf 2MB] There’s a great new idea for a ‘Firth to Firth’ holiday cycle route…

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Princes Street 1-way bike ban?

Radical council proposals for the future of Princes Street and George Street appear to include a ban on cycling eastbound in Princes Street.

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Spokes Bulletin 115

Out now! … Edinburgh Council budget 2013/14, Princes Street pedestrian/cyclist huge potential [Jan Gehl], two victories on garden bike shed removal orders, ‘everyday cycling’ pictures, and loads more…

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CAPS Refresh : Spokes view

Responding to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the Cycling Action Plan for Scotland, Spokes calls for political leadership and adequate funding if the government is to move towards its own 2020 target of 10% of trips to be by bike…

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