Edinburgh’s transport network one of the best in the world

Published: 02 November 2017

Research by the Arcadis Sustainable Cities Mobility Index has revealed Edinburgh’s transport infrastructure is the second best in the UK, only pipped to the top by London.

Edinburgh sits within the top 20 cities globally for the quality and effectiveness of its transport systems, ahead of the likes of Birmingham, Manchester, Barcelona and Milan. The study found that Edinburgh has the safest transport and some of the best commuting times in Europe.

We are undoubtedly getting a lot right in Edinburgh...New plans including extending the recently completed tram line, will go a long way towards building a truly world-class, integrated transport system.

Graham Hill, City Executive for Edinburgh , Arcadis

 

The Arcadis Sustainable Cities Mobility Index ranks 100 of the world’s leading cities according to the three pillars of transport sustainability; people, the planet and profit. Edinburgh also has some of the highest density of bus and metro stops, making it one of the leading cities in Europe for accessibility of its services...

Full story via Edinburgh Evening News

 

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