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Edinburgh Trams Facts Resources

This is a list of useful documents and other resources. Click on the release date column to organise chronologically or Resource name column for alphabetical listing. This is separate from the trams galleries

Resource Name Download Release datesort ascending What is it?
OPEN LETTER - New Concerns regarding air pollution in Edinburgh (Read more) Download file 26 Jan 2017

An Open Letter that sets out new scientific evidence linking air pollution to illnesses like dementia, Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinsonism.

Sent to Edinburgh Council.

Leith (Read more) Download file 07 Jun 2015
TWO air pollutant graphs from Scottish environmental stats 2014 (Read more) Download file 22 Mar 2015

Graphs for PM10s and NO2 levels 1993 to 2103 in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow.

Edinburgh's figures have a disconnect in 2003 and emerge (after the device was moved that year) far lower, and as a result inconsistent in the information they provide.

Fool all of the people All of the time.... (Read more) Download file 15 Nov 2014

Parallels between the disatrous history of TIE Ltd and what is happening inside Lothian Buses and Transport for Edinburgh

mortality effects air pollution (Read more) Download file 26 May 2014

Public Health data estimating mortality rates due to particulate matter pollution.

Page 20 shows the Scottish statistics..Edinburgh is the worst mean level for PM2.5 

The deaths attributable each year are 205 with a total of lost life years of 2,269 every year.


Joined up thinking needed in Edinburgh planning (Read more) Download file 24 Mar 2014

The planning department inside Edinburgh Council may not be able to even conceive of a solution to the problems being produced by present policies, unacknowledged but underway, that displace more and more traffic from 'safe' main roads, to less safe domestic roads.

This must not  be a...

Making Traffic congestion a priority (Read more) Download file 12 Mar 2014

Making Traffic congestion a priority?

And exactly what do you mean by that.

Article with two pics about the spreading traffic congestion far and wide in Edinburgh, caused by the tram project and other related schemes, where the common thread is a stealth policy of trading cash...

absurd, cynical and corrosive (Read more) Download file 24 Feb 2014

Article that seeks to show how the council continues to ignore inconvenient truths, however obvious they may be, however odd the denial of the facts may look to ordinary people. It argues this happens because simply admitting the obvious truths risks having the whole 'stealth' policy of...

148-Have a go to see how you do against the experts (Read more) Download file 25 Jan 2014

A release on a very simple set of road signs..but how difficult they proved for the council to explain.

The serious point is they said thse signs did not overly prevent traffic using Charlotte Square, we said it all but made it impossible to imagine any through traffic using it.


A chance to be heard... or a chance to listen? (Read more) Download file 18 Nov 2013

January 14th and 15th set aside for a Public Hearing of the mix and muddle going on around the TRO (Traffic Regulation Order) and similar legal instruments connected to the development of Charlotte Square, it has only come about because in their haste to rush through the proposals, the council...