Contact & Activities

Participating city

450.000 inhabitants

Local contact

City Development
Chris Brace
City Chambers, High Street
EH1 1YJ Edinburgh
++44 0131 469 3602

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
A varied programme of events with Streets for People as the core theme.
Activities for the whole family that raise awareness of sustainable transport issues. Collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders to raise the profile and widen the interest in EMW and the relevant issues
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
  • Other: Sites earmarked- Farmers Market and Meadows
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Public transport services
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
  • Create park and ride stations
  • Launch of accessibility plans