Promoting active travel - walking and cycling
£300,000 for new paths through Little France Park
Transport Scotland, via the Sustrans Community Links Fund, has awarded £300,000 towards the design and implementation of a new high-quality walking and cycling route through what will become Little France Park – currently under development. Read more...
Major path upgrades in Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park
2015 saw major path upgrades undertaken by ELGT in Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park. Some 600m of path were widened and tarmacked, making for a far-improved cycle connection between Gilmerton Dykes Street at the southern end and Gilmerton Dykes Crescent/Guardwell Glen at the northern end.
Fiveways Junction circular transformation
Brunstane Burn path upgrade
Thanks to funding from both Sustrans and SEStrans through the Regional Cycle Network Grant Scheme the John Muir Path along the Brunstane Burn was turned from a muddy track to a tarmac path. This finishes off the route from Musselburgh to the Innocent Railway.