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£1.3 million for electric bike revolution in Scotland

Two new funds have been announced to encourage more people to start using electric bicycles, particularly for shorter journeys. The Low Carbon Transport Loan Fund will have £500,000 available for interest-free loans of up to £3,000 to help individuals and businesses purchase e-bikes and e-cargo bikes. The e-bike Grant Fund …

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Bicycle Association welcomes Scottish Government financial support for e-bikes

The Bicycle Association has welcomed the announcement from Transport Scotland that it will provide £1.3 million in new funding to support uptake of e-bikes and e-cargo bikes. The cycling sector has welcomed new funding to grow uptake of e-bikes in Scotland, a decision that could transform the air pollution, obesity …

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Innovative cycle hire scheme coming to Edinburgh

Transport for Edinburgh and Serco have signed the concession agreement for Serco to introduce and operate the new cycle hire scheme for the City of Edinburgh – with the first bikes due to hit the City’s streets later this summer. The scheme will match elements of Serco’s experience of operating …

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Transport for Scotland funds walking and cycling initiative

Funded by Transport for Scotland, the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge is offering £2000 in incentives to Scottish businesses that take part in the event. Workplaces can compete against each other to amass walking, cycling, public transport and car-sharing journeys between March 1 – 31, in a bid to win more …

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