Consultation Digest Issue 35, 28 May 2019 with some new feedback, but no new consultations, giving you time to respond to the issues that are still current

Quite a concentration on parking in this issue, with waiting/loading restrictions proposed for Bearsden, Laurieston and University Avenue, but also important access proposals for 6 schools in Glasgow plus an update on the workplace parking levy and measures to reduce congestion in Glasgow City Centre. Where would we be without car parking? Do read on ….

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Consultation Extra: South Lanarkshire Survey, closes 14 April, for all of you who live, work or travel in Cambuslang or Rutherglen

News in from Derek Y, one of our sources on what’s happening in South Lanarkshire:

Message from South Lanarkshire Council about consultation for Cambuslang/Rutherglen:

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Consultation Digest Issue 31, 04 April 2019 featuring Glasgow, East Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire

Publishing a little late but hey, it’s school holidays, less traffic on the streets and, apart from that, your Digest author has been otherwise engaged. We have all sorts for you in this issue, so do please read on.

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Consultation Extra: Glasgow, North City Way, public engagement Wednesday 03 April, and Community Links Plus

Received just this afternoon, at 18:01 from a poor soul working late on a Friday, an email from Glasgow City Council:

MESSAGE SENT ON BEHALF OF CHRISTINE FRANCIS
HEAD OF TECHNICAL SERVICES, NEIGHBOURHOODS & SUSTAINABILITY

NORTH CITY WAY PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT EVENT – 03 April 2019

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Consultation Digest Issue 30, 19 March 2019: Get your views in now to the SPT regional survey and the Get Glasgow Moving petition, and is transformation possible?

In this issue we have two chances to input on public transport. The first is closing tomorrow, for the SPT, which is very active and public transport oriented, and the second is a Get Glasgow Moving petition. A strong voice on the Get Glasgow Moving input could influence official thinking on both the SPT and transformational frameworks such as that for the Glasgow Broomielaw featured below. Plus a late entry – a survey on a possible bike hire scheme in Motherwell! However, 2 further late entries to this Digest throw a cloud on the long-promised Sauchiehall Street avenue concept.

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Consultation Extra: ON/OFF/ON/OFF and it’s finally OFF for now, Renfrewshire Consultation Events today and tomorrow are postponed

This morning’s email from Renfrewshire Council:
” On 26/02/2019 09:25, Alastair Scott wrote:

Dear All,
The consultation events are cancelled as per the tweet below.
I will be in touch in due course regarding the project.
Kind Regards,
Alastair Scott
Technician
Environment & Infrastructure

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Consultation Extra: Renfrewshire Cycle Path Consultation Events are ON! Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 February – DO PLEASE ATTEND if you can.

Despite the disgraceful attempts of at least one Renfrewshire Councillor, we can now confirm that the Consultation Events for the much needed cycle lanes from Renfrew Town Centre east to the Glasgow boundary will go ahead tomorrow and Wednesday.

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Consultation Digest Issue 27, 05 February 2019: University Avenue and Bears Way under threat, no cycle lanes for Union Street, Glasgow, but a wee bit of good news as well.

We’ve got wind of potentially terrible news for University Avenue, and in other bad news, the Bears Way cycle route through Bearsden is under ongoing attack, with the latest move by East Dunbartonshire Council to extend car parking at Milngavie Station, rather than extend the Bears Way. It needs its friends back.
In other news Glasgow City Council have rejected yet another plea for northbound cycling on Union Street, but read on for more news, some of it good.

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20mph – Help us campaign for the new Urban Default Speed Limit Bill

Mark Ruskell launched his Safer Streets Bill in 2017 and it is now making its way through the Scottish Parliament as the Restricted Roads (20mph Limt)(Scotland) Bill. The full details may be seen here.

The Bill has now moved to the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee for scrutiny and this committee has launched its own consultation, which closes on 28 January. There is information about the bill and a link to the committee’s survey here.

You can help us support this bill by doing two things – respond to this survey and contact to your MSP. We pulled together some help for you to do those things below. Continue reading “20mph – Help us campaign for the new Urban Default Speed Limit Bill”