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):