Proposed bus lanes time-changes

(adapted from an email to Community Councils on 26 January)

Various bus lanes: Edinburgh
Proposed amendments to permitted vehicles (experimental order)

In accordance with the terms of the Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 1999, I write to inform you that the City of Edinburgh Council proposes to advertise Traffic Regulation Orders which will change the times of operation to 7:30am to 9:30am and 4:00pm to 6:30pm, Mondays to Fridays inclusive on all bus lanes, excluding those at bus gates, contra flow bus lanes and 24 hour bus lanes.

The bus lanes affected are indicated on the attached plan and a copy of the street notice is herewith attached for your information. Further information is available on the Council website or at

Should you wish to submit an objection to the proposal, please do so by 18 February 2015 quoting the notice reference number ETRO/14/38B.

Yours faithfully

Sharon Lansdowne

Traffic Orders Administration Officer.

City Chambers, Room 10.19, Transport, Services for Communities, Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ
Tel 0131 469 3290 or



The City of Edinburgh council various (various bus priority lanes, Edinburgh) (amendment to times of operation) experimental traffic regulation order 201_     – etro/14/38b

The council proposes to make an experimental order under the road traffic regulation act 1984 as amended to change the times of operation on all the bus lanes listed below to 07:30 – 09:30 and 16:00 – 18:30, Mondays to Fridays inclusive.

Details of the draft order and related documents can be viewed 9:30am to 3:30pm Mon-Fri, from 26/01/15 to 18/02/15 at city chambers reception or online at or

Objectors must state their reasons in writing, with reference ETRO/14/38b to Traffic Orders, Services for Communities, City Chambers, High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ, not later than 18/02/15.

Roads affected

A1, southbound slip road (at Fort Kinnaird),

Balgreen Road,

Bankhead Drive,

Broomhouse Drive,

Bruntsfield Place,

Calder Road,

Commercial Street,

Dalry Road,

Earl Grey Street,

Gorgie Road,

Great Junction Street

Lanark Road,

Leith Street,

Leith Walk,

Leven Street,

Lindsay Road,

Lothian Road,

North Junction Street

Princes Street,

Queen Street,

Slateford Road,

St Andrew Square,

Stenhouse Drive,

Stenhouse Road,

Stevenson Drive,

Stevenson Road,

South Gyle Access,

South Gyle Broadway,

West Approach Road,

York Place