Transport Useful Links to other Websites

For cycling and walking:

  • BG Cycles and Blades – excellent local bikeshop, 48 Porty High Street, open 7 days a week. Bikes and inline skates for sale or rent. Repairs carried out same day/ next day.
  • The Bike Station – for second hand bikes, bike training, etc
  • Paths for all – want to start walking but prepare to do it in a group
  • Spokes – the Lothian Cycle Campaign
  • Cycling to school
  • Living Streets Scotland – supporting local people to make their streets safe, enjoyble, attractive and meeting the needs of local people not racing traffic
  • Sustrans – including creating a UK wide cycle network

For buses, trains and cars:

  • Traveline Scotland (or phone  0871 200 22 33 ) – for bus and train info, just a finger click or phone call away!
  • City Car Club – join the Edinburgh City Car Club and save money, reduce the number of cars on the road, and the need for local car parking. Currently two cars based in Porty.
  • Choose Another Way – do you work in, or run, a business or organisation? This website provides all the information you need to develop a travel plan for your staff and visitors.
  • Tripshare Sestran – reduce costs and increase efficiency by sharing a trip – for car owners and those who don’t own a car
  • Energy Saving Trust travel page – have to use your car but want to reduce your emissions when driving? The top ten tips to reduce fuel use and thus carbon emissions and save you money
  • Traffic Scotland – need to use the car but want to avoid road works, accidents and queues? Get up to date traffic info which will help you reduce emissions and congestion
  • The Man In Seat Sixty-One – A practical site which lets you know about ideas and links for train travel.
  • FRIXO – Current live traffic reports when you need them.

Flying (or avoiding flying):