Edinburgh Council — QuietRoute 61: Moredunvale Road to Little France DriveDeadline 21 May 2018
The Council is developing a network of cycle routes across the city, called the ‘QuietRoutes’ network. We know that heavy or fast traffic is the most significant barrier preventing people who want to cycle from doing so. To address this, the QuietRoutes are designed so that people can cycle without having to travel in heavy or fast traffic. The crossing of Old Dalkeith Road and short section along the road are key barriers which prevents the route meeting this required standard.
The scheme will make it easier, safer and quicker for people crossing Old Dalkeith Road by creating a new Toucan crossing on the desire line. The project will also improve and upgrade the existing footpath running through the BioQuarter. The zebra crossing within the Royal Infirmary access roads will be upgraded to allow cyclists and a new Toucan crossing of Little France Drive will link up the BioQuarter.
This will help people travelling on foot and by bicycle to reach the BioQuarter and other local destinations and places along QuietRoute 61 including; Holyrood Park, Rosslyn Chapel and Hunter’s Hall Park, as well as the communities of Duddingston, Bingham, Niddrie, Moredun and Gilmerton.
To view the proposals and share your views, please see here.
The deadline for responses is 21 May.