There are plans for redeveloping both towns and neighbourhood centres in this issue. Information varies from big budget visuals in South Lanarkshire to the ‘secret squirrel’ approach in Renfrewshire. Many of them are in areas which don’t always get the spotlight, either in the ‘shires’ or the edges of the city. Even the latest Avenues project is at the edge of the city centre. Also, there’s a less edgy (but important) city strategy and North Lanarkshire’s development plan and new crossings. Plus, a Dutch-style junction comes to East Renfrewshire…
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 144, 21 September 2023”
More Development Plans and next steps for Connecting Woodside and Liveable Neighbourhoods. A replacement hospital and junctions. Also, Glasgow has a second attempt at a Framework consultation.
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 143, 07 September 2023”
Engagement and replacement…
There are two very different replacement projects in this (belated) issue. Pollok Roundabout proposals would replace one car-centric design with another. However, plans for the replacement Monklands Hospital, Airdrie include an active travel path and bridge.
Another duo of Liveable Neighbourhood consultations return with plans to comment on – this time it’s Royston to Hogganfield and Yoker to Whiteinch. There’s also a pair of pre-consultations with both Glasgow and East Renfrewshire asking how best to engage the public.
Elsewhere, it’s last call for the Hairmyres station consultation, South Lanarkshire’s Transport Strategy and Drumchapel’s Local Development Framework. The Waiting to Happen and Doon Valley consultations continue.
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 142, 24 August 2023”
At a crossroads?
As cycling competitions continue, grumbling goes on about temporary closures and restrictions. However, there’s a spotlight on permanent issues for active travel at junctions around the city. Most poignantly, there’s a fresh look at Broomielaw/Clyde St in memory of Emma Burke Newman. However, in Pollok there’s another rehash of a redesign (with a public event TODAY at 1pm).
There are two South Lanarkshire consultations, one from Ayrshire then the rest are all about Glasgow. One has fine words about urban sport (despite being called CUSS!). Meanwhile, in the East End, a new sporting venue could safeguard a local landmark. Will these count towards the legacy of the 2023 World Championships (and how will that compare to 2014)?
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 141, 10 August 2023”
Waiting for the flag to drop.....
It’s less than a week until the UCI World Championships take place around Glasgow/Scotland. It’s the first combined event including every cycling discipline and should bring thousands of fans to the city. The UCI’s world champion colours are all over the city centre, including on stripey Cyclehangars. The City Council is using the spotlight to consult on a cycle sports strategy. Hopefully there’s more of a legacy for urban sports like BMX from this championship than there was from the Commonwealth Games.
This Digest also has two consultations from South Lanarkshire, one from South Ayrshire, a quick one from East Dunbartonshire and a long Framework from Glasgow.
Addition: Forthcoming consultation event
Pollok Roundabout redesign
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 140, 27 July 2023”
Consultation event: Thurs 10 August, 1pm to 7pm at Pollok Civic Realm.
Website link: Pollok Roundabout plans and Pollok Roundabout survey.
This issue goes out just ahead of the Glasgow Fair with consultations for Dennistoun, Calton and Pollok about to pack up for the holidays. Another for the national park ends soon and an Ayrshire seaside resort is looking to plan active travel routes. Dropping in at the last minute is a new strategy about BMX and skating in Glasgow.
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 139, 13 July 2023”
Wishaw you were here?
A belated issue with a range of consultations from town centres and neighbourhoods to parks and prisons. New plans from North Lanarkshire, not-so-new plans from East Dunbartonshire and a mixture from Glasgow.
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 138, 29 June 2023”
Bright sun and dark shadows.
As we move into summer holiday time (and Pride month) some new consultations are coming out. The biggest in this issue is the final section of Glasgow’s Avenues Plus project – Duke St and John Knox St. Also, another look at plans for Bishopbriggs town centre. Elsewhere it’s North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire and Loch Lomond.
Sadly May ended with news of a serious collision on Fielden St, Glasgow with a car driver reportedly hitting a cyclist. Tragically, John Morton died in hospital from his injuries on 4 June. GoBike would like to offer sincere condolences to John’s family and friends.
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 137, 15 June 2023”
The heat is on in June with tight deadlines and tight spaces in South Lanarkshire and Argyll & Bute. Also, updates from North Ayrshire and North Lanarkshire.
As the Argyle Street West TRO closes, an Avenues Plus consultation is due to open in the East End.
It’s also an important time for GoBike with our AGM on Saturday 3 June (World Bicycle Day!), our monthly ride on Sunday 4 June and then the Accessible and Inclusive Design Forum on the Monday.
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 136, 01 June 2023”
Putting the ‘Arg’ in Argyle St.
Plans for Argyle St West have re-appeared as a Traffic Order, looking very similar to the last time we shook our heads at them. Most other consultations are continued from the last issue in Ayrshire, Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire and the National Park. Plus, there’s more on the phases of the City Network Delivery Plan.
Also, there are new events on the horizon for Govan Graving Docks…
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 135, 18 May 2023”