October 7, 2022


Creating Possibilities

Two community consultations for the A93 and the A947 start out today

Two individual general public consultations have started off with likely alternatives for improving transport connections on the A93 from Aberdeen to Banchory and the A947 from the A96 junction at Bucksburn to the Parkhill junction on the town bypass (AWPR).

The studies, which target on active travel and community transportation connections, keep on the ongoing operate of Aberdeen Town Council and partners to contemplate suggests of locking-in positive aspects of the town bypass on the principal transportation corridors linking Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen.

Both scientific tests have place quite a few selections forward together with new cycle routes, introducing precedence for buses, speed reductions and supporting placemaking steps this sort of as village greens, landmarks, and gateway signage to aid create a better neighborhood emotion within just places.

The A93 consultation delivers prospective solutions which advertise sustainable journey alongside the corridor while ensuring that there are no unintended routeing repercussions on parallel routes.

The important aims of the A93 research are to detect solutions that improve the quality of the pedestrian and cycling working experience along the corridor and tackle the limitations which have an effect on some groups moving about as a pedestrian or bike owner, improve the top quality of bus journey on the corridor for all customers, maximizing the vacation encounter both equally for present bus consumers and to catch the attention of new people by minimizing bus journey occasions and strengthening journey time consistency, and make improvements to integration between sustainable vacation modes.

The A947 study location, which includes both equally Riverview Drive and Victoria Road via Dyce, will place certain emphasis on how to enhance circumstances for pedestrians, wheelchair people, cyclists, horse riders, and community transport users of the route for the two southbound actions to the town centre and northbound actions into Aberdeenshire. It also has a focus on placemaking possibilities along Victoria Street.

Both of those of the general public consultations are offered via Aberdeen Town Council’s web page at Aberdeen Town Council – Citizen Space till Friday 19 August 2022.

General public exhibitions are also getting held as element of the consultations in Aberdeen, Peterculter, and Banchory for the A93 research and Dyce for the A947 analyze, as very well as reside question and response sessions up coming month.

For the A93 study, community exhibitions are staying held in Wonderful Western Hotel, Aberdeen, on Tuesday 26 July, Culter Village Hall on Wednesday 3 August, and Banchory West Church on Thursday 4 August, all from 4pm to 8pm. The online Q&A periods will be held on Wednesday 10 August and Wednesday 17 August, both from 7pm to 8pm.

For the A947 examine, a public exhibition is being held at Dyce Parish Church on Wednesday 27 July from 4pm to 8pm, and the on the web Q&A sessions are on Wednesday 10 August and Wednesday 17 August, equally from 7pm to 8pm.