Edinburgh City Council has given the green light for a plan to build 66 on-street EV charging points in 14 hubs across the city by 2020.
A Boxing Day Bank Holiday takes place on the 26th December the day after Christmas Day.
Easter Monday is a local public holiday in Edinburgh held on the day after the Christian celebration of Easter (Easter Sunday).
The Inverleith Festival of Walking & Cycling 2017 takes place on Sunday 24th September 2017 from 1pm to 4.30pm in Inverleith Park.
A Christmas Day Bank Holiday takes place on the 25th December if it's a weekday.
If Christmas Day is on the weekend - Christmas Day 2021, for example, is a Saturday - then the bank holiday takes place on the following Monday.
Today is also a Council "Parking Holiday".
You can park free of charge in public parking bays and on single yellow lines on these dates, although parking holidays do not carry over to the next working day.
Christmas in Edinburgh
The new year starts with an extra day off work (for most).
Best known as the robot in sci-fi series Red Dwarf, but gaining increasing recognition for his electric vehicle channel on YouTube, Robert Llewellyn will be talking about all things EV.
The Forth Road Bridge is shut until the New Year for repairs following the discovery of defective steelwork in the last few weeks.
Edinburgh has a large number of black cab taxis and decent public transport. There's also carshare options from car pools to car share clubs and schemes.
A reconfigured George Street was officially opened today that gives cyclists a safe East-West route across the city centre, free of tram lines and free of motorised traffic.