FOI Request - Cycle Paths

Request 101000242579

a)  How many miles of cycle path are to be created in and around Elgin in the next 2 years?

b)  How many miles of cycle path are to be created in and around Forres in the next 2 years?

c)  Will the path from Elgin to LhanBryde run alongside the A96?

d)  At the cycle path meeting which took place in Forres Community Centre, did you two Representatives, record the number of people or registered that there was a significant number who signed the petition, for cycle provision in Forres?

e)  How many people signed or requested the new cycle path that is being built in and around Elgin?

f)  What is the budget for cycle paths in and around Elgin, next year?

g)  What is the budget for cycle paths in and around Forres, next year?

Response 15-05-2014

a)  5.5km

b)  Plans for new cycle track in Forres are still being finalised for this year but there is approx. 1.4km planned for Forres over the next two years, subject to funding.

c)  The Elgin cycle track mentioned in a) above will go as far as Elginshill Road and will not be alongside the A96. While the Council are in discussion with Transport Scotland there is currently no plan to build a cycle track beyond Elginshill Road to Lhanbryde.

d)  The two Council representatives at that meeting did not record the meeting but are aware of the petition and the high number of signatories.

e)  This information is exempt under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 as the information is otherwise accessible.   The information can be found here

f and g)  This information is exempt under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 as the information is otherwise accessible.   The information can be found here.  Council budgets for cycle works for next year are not yet approved

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