If at first you don’t succeed…
Happy St Andrew’s Day.
Closing today – a consultation in Argyll and Bute plus two Liveable Neighbourhood plans for the Southside of the city.
Glasgow also has a glut of guidance, frameworks and traffic orders. North Lanarkshire looks at speed limits in Seven Lochs Wetland Park. Renfrewshire has a few more tries at taming traffic.
We’re still working on the new Digest (apologies for any stray test posts last week).
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 149, 30 November 2023”
Another shorter Digest for now while GoBike looks at a new way of producing these. There are both longer term strategies and more local consultations in this issue. Also, an update from Glasgow about more ups and downs for the Avenues programme.
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 148, 16 November 2023”
A second bite…
Some consultations have slipped through the net recently (due to limited time to produce the Digest). This Extra rounds up some of the ones that would otherwise have missed out.
The following are in date order – you’ve not got long to respond to the first project, which takes a bite out of Apple’s ambitions…
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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”
Intro 101 or Room 101?
The number 101 can mean an introductory course in a US college. Alternatively, it could be a torture chamber of your worst nightmares in the book Nineteen Eighty-Four. The Digest covers both bases with some horribly complicated plans to try to explain in simple terms.
If only this didn’t apply to any of the latest plans from Glasgow’s Avenues Project. While safer routes are welcome, issues with side streets don’t seem to have improved since Sauchiehall St. The lanes on Argyle St west (Central Station end, shown above) seem to be based on a retro movie poster.
Elsewhere, the south-west of Glasgow has the most consultations in this issue (there’s no prize, by the way).
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 101, 9 December 2021”
A bear on a bike in the Square.
The route of the March for Climate Justice on Saturday 6 November started on Kelvin Way and passed more Spaces for People measures in George Square. An order has come out to help make the temporary Spaces for People measures around the square permanent.
The march couldn’t get anywhere near the COP26 venue at the SEC. It has just lodged a planning application for its sometimes public cycle/footbridge. Looking further to the future, this Digest also includes two long term strategies for Glasgow and another for South Ayrshire.
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 99, 11 November 2021”
Locked in discussion?
Cycle parking is one of the topics in this Digest – the bike park inside Cadogan Square multi-storey car park (pictured, above) says something about the state of current facilities. Also, it contrasts with some of the points in Glasgow’s latest consultations; including about where cycling really sits in the transport hierarchy.
As shared paths are blocked around that big climate conference, there are question marks about whether the message on sustainable transport will get through. Drafts of two major strategies could set the tone for Glasgow in the next decade – both the Active Travel Strategy and Transport Strategy just happen to be out for consultation during COP26.
There are seven consultations for neighbouring areas but Glasgow will be hogging the headlines for the next few weeks. GoBike is running a ‘feeder ride’ from Lanarkshire in to the main climate demo on Sat 6 November. See other rides from around the city and beyond on Pedal on Parliament’s COP26 feeder rides page.
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 98, 28 October 2021”
Ta-ra to Tuesdays.
The cut-down Digest will continue on Thursdays.
There is obviously quite a lot happening around Glasgow just now as well as a few consultations each for East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire and Argyll & Bute.
Glasgow Transport Strategy: Policy Framework – following on from previous consultations last year.
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 97, 14 October 2021”
Less wordy on a Thursday.
The cut-down Digest continues in its new Thursday slot. Also, contents links have been reinstated.
Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 96, 30 September 2021”
- Two Liveable Neighbourhood pilots have started with two to follow – Dennistoun to Cranhill and Greater Govan to Kingston.
- Glasgow’s draft Active Travel Strategy goes to council committee next week with consultation to follow.
For our first Consultation Digest of 2019, we have the details for the South City Way to reach across the Clyde, the promise of segregated cycle lanes on Byres Road and a great reach out to some news from Helensburgh and Motherwell. Lots, lots more in this mega-issue as desks were cleared for the end of 2018 and Glasgow, certainly, ups its game. Even Pollok Park gets a mention, so do read on.
Continue reading “Consultation Digest Issue 25, 10 January 2019: Happy New Year with more progress on the South City Way, good news about Byres Road and feedback from Argyll and Bute and North Lanarkshire”