Edinburgh City Council is warning people that a number of roads will be subject to closures and parking restrictions over the next few days.
Taxis will continue to operate from Waverley Station following the development of a draft agreement between Network Rail and City of Edinburgh Council. A report to Edinburgh City Council had previously suggested that removing taxis would cost the Council "up To £1 million" to redesign Market Street and Waverley Bridge.
Yesterday, Greenpeace activists said that they successfully shut down 77 Shell petrol stations ("some more than once") in Edinburgh and London in protest at Shell's plans to drill in the ecologically fragile Arctic.
Princes Street, west of Waverley Bridge, including the Mound, is set to re-open to buses, cycles and taxis by the end of the month.
Edinburgh City Council is raising concerns about removing cars and taxis from Waverley Station.
Drivers in Edinburgh face fines of up to £60 from today (23 April) if caught using bus lanes. The Scottish Government decriminalised bus lane enforcement this February, which granted the City of Edinburgh Council the power to fine drivers who use them during operational hours.
Bike boxes are the focus of the latest road safety initiative by Edinburgh City Council and Lothian and Borders Police.