Green Cllr Ben Parker tells the long and the short of it, and outlines his views about the options on the table
How an urban space redesign project developed a life of its own when locals started sitting outside, looking after planters and blethering.
Enjoyment of Edinburgh’s beautiful historic park is marred by the noise and disruption of traffic. Car Free Holyrood is campaigning to make it a place for people, not cars.
Transport and Environment Committee vote 6-5 in favour of Green amendment
Green councillor Claire Miller is leading a last-ditch attempt to stop a newly-installed bike lane being ripped out of Lanark Road.
We need Spaces for People to be improved, not removed, argues Lorna Slater
Green councillor Chas Booth welcomes the council’s plans for a Leith Low Traffic Neighbourhood and says they could be even better.
Edinburgh is still a city where the car is king, says Lorna Slater. Our recovery plans should embrace space for socialising, walking, wheeling and cycling without the fug of toxic traffic fumes.
Alison Johnstone, the lead candidate for the Scottish Greens in Lothian has pledged to provide more opportunities for young people in the next parliament.
A Scottish railcard would be a quick way to bring down the cost of rail travel for everyone
Edinburgh needs a zero-tolerance approach to the deaths of cyclists and pedestrians on our roads, says Alison Johnstone
The latest tragic deaths on Edinburgh roads and footways is yet another wake-up call says Alison Johnstone.
Green co-convenor Councillor Melanie Main tackles school re-opening, use of green spaces and lessons from France on transport.
As Edinburgh begins the gradual process of easing of coronavirus lockdown, councillors need to review decisions made back at the start, says Claire Miller.
In many ways – from transport, to housing, to culture – Edinburgh can define a new era, writes Alison Johnstone.
More protection is needed for pedestrians and cyclists as figures show a sharp increase in both since the lockdown has come into force, a Green councillor has said.
Green councillors have welcomed a draft city mobility plan for Edinburgh but said that the real challenge is delivering against the vision.
Edinburgh City Council this week decides whether or not to complete the Edinburgh tram line to Newhaven. Transport spokesperson Cllr Chas Booth explains why Green councillors will support the project.
Scottish Green MSPs say today’s (28 Apr) Pedal on Parliament (PoP) events in Edinburgh and Inverness, expected to be attended by thousands of cyclists and walkers, will show the need for safer streets with lower speed limits, and investment in cycling and walking routes to prevent ill-health.
Alison Johnstone, Green MSP for Lothian, has called for an extension to the public consultation on City of Edinburgh Council’s plans to redesign the Picardy Place junction, with one of the City’s key gateways set to be transformed into a large, car-dominated gyratory.