LEZ Consultation: more polluting traffic for Holyrood Park

City of Edinburgh Council is currently consulting on the LEZ and it’s proposed boundary: https://consultationhub.edinburgh.gov.uk/sfc/low-emission-zone/ While we are in support of the LEZ, Car Free Holyrood Park is concerned that the boundary as proposed will increase traffic in the park, which will negatively impact this historic site, SSSI and park users’ experience. Summary We stronglyContinue reading “LEZ Consultation: more polluting traffic for Holyrood Park”

Inclusive and Equitable Access in Holyrood Park, Part 2

As a highly visible space adjacent to Scottish Parliament, there is a real opportunity and need to model best practice in Holyrood Park with regards to health and wellbeing, active transport and inclusivity.  Part 1 of this blog post concluded that the status quo of allowing motorised through-traffic in Holyrood Park is not accessible, inclusiveContinue reading “Inclusive and Equitable Access in Holyrood Park, Part 2”

Inclusive and Equitable Access in Holyrood Park, Part 1

As a highly visible space adjacent to Scottish Parliament, there is a real opportunity and need to model best practice in Holyrood Park with regards to health and wellbeing, active transport and inclusivity.  Part 1 of this blog explains how the full closure to private motorised through-traffic improves the park experience for many groups withContinue reading “Inclusive and Equitable Access in Holyrood Park, Part 1”

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