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IN Pictures — Car-Free Day On Kelvin Way

GLASGOW'S first ever World Car Free Day event was held on Kelvin Way. Traffic was banned from the road beside Kelvingrove Park all day on Saturday with fun activities taking the place of vehicles. The event was organised by Bike for Good, Car Free Glasgow, Free Wheel...

CONSULTATION Starts On East City Way Cycling/Walking Route

PUBLIC consultation is taking place over plans for a new east Glasgow active travel route. Glasgow City Council are proposing to create seven-kilometre route which will connect Mount Vernon with the city centre. The consultation document states: "The forthcoming East...

BOLD New Footbridge Plan Floated For Glasgow’s Canal

INNOVATIVE plans have been drawn up for a footbridge that would improve connections on the Forth and Clyde Canal in Glasgow. Scottish Canals is looking into the possibility of developing a three-way structure at Stockingfield Junction, Maryhill. At present, walkers...

CLYDE Crossing Between Oatlands And Glasgow Green Reopens

THE Oatlands area of Glasgow has been reconnected with Glasgow Green following the opening of the new £1.5million Polmadie footbridge. The reopening of the structure over the Clyde re-establishes an important link in the city's walking and cycling network Direct...

ELECTRIC Bikes Being Considered For Glasgow’s Bike Hire Network

THE operator of Glasgow's bike hire scheme is looking at whether to add electric bikes to the city's fleet. Nextbike said it was working with Glasgow City Council on the idea of introducing e-bikes to the scheme. The company posted the update on its Twitter feed,...

MASSIVE Rise In Glasgow Cycling As City Projects Gather Pace

CYCLING in and out of Glasgow City Centre has increase by almost 200 per cent in the past decade, according to council officials. The increase comes after measures to make the city more bike-friendly -- such as the South West City Way, pictured below -- and as work...

GLASGOW Green Cycle Counter Logging More Than 1,000 Cyclists A Day

A NEW digital cycle counter installed at Glasgow Green just two weeks ago has already been passed by cyclists a total of 20,000 times. The counter is the second in the city -- the other is at Anderston at the foot of the 'Bridge to Nowhere' -- and has been installed...

NEW Name For Woodside Active Travel Project

THE Woodside Mini Holland active travel project in Glasgow has been rebranded as Connecting Woodside. The city council and Sustrans Scotland decided on the change  after extensive community consultation, including help from local school pupils. The project, a winner...

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