Active travel projects awarded £22m

The Scottish Government has allocated more than £22 million to three permanent active travel schemes in Ayr, Hawick and Broughty Ferry.

Published 21 December 2020

Clyde Gateway to transform Malls Mire into 'woodland retreat'

Clyde Gateway is to work with community-led environmental charity Urban Roots to transform 16 hectares of vacant and derelict land at Toryglen into a woodland retreat to be known as ‘Malls Mire’ which will be a haven for activities, learning and wellbeing.

Published 30 November 2020

Video: Work begins on £12m active travel bridge in Glasgow

Work has now started on a new £12 million active travel bridge over the Forth & Clyde Canal in northwest Glasgow.

Published 21 October 2020

Project to improve links around Clydebank is underway

Work on a £4.3 million project which will introduce a range of improvements in Clydebank has begun.

Published 29 July 2020

New design guidance published to support physical distancing implementation

Sustrans Scotland has published new design guidance, aimed at supporting organisations implementing temporary walking and cycling infrastructure to enable physical distancing during COVID-19.

Published 26 June 2020

£10m infrastructure funding to make essential travel and exercise safer during coronavirus

The Scottish Government is to fully fund a new infrastructure programme for pop-up walking and cycling routes or temporary improvements to existing routes to better enable physical distancing

Published 29 April 2020

Green light for ‘landmark’ footbridge over Forth and Clyde canal

Plans for a new footbridge over the Forth & Clyde Canal near Maryhill have been given the go-ahead.

Published 20 February 2020

Glasgow City Council evaluates city centre strategy and looks to future plans

Glasgow City Council has considered the progress made through the City Centre Strategy 2014-19, and the development for the strategy for 2020-25.

Published 20 November 2019

Charities call for an end to road building in Scotland

Eight walking and cycling organisations have called for an end to building new roads in Scotland and to provide more street space for people on foot and bikes.

Published 23 October 2019

Scottish Government unveils £27m fund for active travel

Over 200 active travel projects across Scotland are to receive a total of £27 million of funding through a flagship programme by Transport Scotland and walking and cycling charity Sustrans Scotland.

Published 16 October 2019

Sustrans Scotland: New site to help businesses unlock the benefits of an active workplace

Walking and cycling charity Sustrans Scotland outlines how an active workforce can benefit your business.

Published 2 October 2019

Edinburgh submits £314m city centre transformation masterplan for approval

A £314 million plan to transform Edinburgh city centre over the next 10 years has been submitted for approval.

Published 9 September 2019

George Street redesign project gets £20m funding boost

The City of Edinburgh Council’s transport and environment convener has welcomed a significant funding boost towards a major project to transform George Street.

Published 1 August 2019

£51m made available for active travel infrastructure in 2019

Record funding of up to £51 million has been made available for walking and cycling infrastructure in 2019/2020, cabinet secretary for transport, infrastructure and connectivity Michael Matheson has announced.

Published 19 June 2019

Four new members join Architecture and Design Scotland board

Cabinet Secretary for culture, tourism and external affairs Fiona Hyslop has announced the appointment of four new members of the board of Architecture and Design Scotland (A&DS).

Published 23 April 2019