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Glasgow to introduce car free zones around 21 city primary schools

Glasgow to introduce car free zones around 21 city primary schools

The scheme follows an initial pilot at six primary schools with a reported 69 per cent fewer vehicles identified outside those schools during the morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up.

Glasgow increases proportion of low-emission bus journeys

Glasgow increases proportion of low-emission bus journeys

At least 40 per cent of bus journeys through the city centre will now be made by buses that meet the city’s low emission zone standards.

Glasgow trials car free zones outside of schools

Glasgow trials car free zones outside of schools

Schools chosen for the pilot have a history of complaints and concerns from parent councils, community council and elected members about pupil safety on the school run.

Glasgow car park to be transformed to solar centre

Glasgow car park to be transformed to solar centre

The city council has secured £940k funding to help build a canopy of solar panels on the car park on Duke Street to enable it to power itself and provide electric charging