City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


York Place to Close For Major Tram Works

Bus station entrance St Andrew Square

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.

Cost of Removing Cars From Waverley Station "Up To £1m"

Taxis Descending into Waverley Station

Edinburgh City Council is raising concerns about removing cars and taxis from Waverley Station.

Drivers Face Fines For Using Bus Lanes

Bus lane on Lothian Road

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.

Road Safety Campaign Aims Squarely at Bike Boxes

Cycle box on Edinburgh road

Bike boxes are the focus of the latest road safety initiative by Edinburgh City Council and Lothian and Borders Police.

Edinburgh's 20mph Zone Pilot Road-tested

Children walk in new 20mph zone

Pupils from Sciennes and Gillespie’s primary schools tested out a new 20mph (32kph) Limit Pilot in South Central Edinburgh earlier today by walking a route between their two schools.

West End Tram Works To Expand

West Maitland Street and Haymarket tram works diversions

The next phase of tram works starts this weekend with ongoing works at Shandwick Place and Haymarket being extended to include West Maitland Street from 5am on Saturday 24th March

Scotland's Twits Name New Forth Bridge

Forth Road Bridge Replacement Crossing

What should the new Forth Road Bridge be called? The Scottish Government has announced today it will give the public a say in naming the new road bridge being built across the Firth of Forth, currently dubbed the Forth Replacement Crossing.

"Long Delays" on Forth Road Bridge on 10/11 March

Drivers crossing the Forth Road Bridge are being warned to expect long delays on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 March while repair work is being carried out.

New Plan To Improve Edinburgh World Heritage Site Experience

Old Town from North Bridge

An action plan for Edinburgh's Old and New Towns will be launched this week to "promote and protect the iconic status" of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site (WHS).

Tram Diversions - Starting 3rd March 2012

Tram Works Shandwick Place

Tram works at Haymarket and Shandwick Place to be extended but The Mound will be opening in March.