A motorcyclist who petitioned council bosses to allow bikers to use Aberdeen bus lanes has said he won’t give up the fight, despite defeat at committee.
Council bosses are poised to refuse a long-standing request for motorbikes to use Aberdeen’s bus lanes following pressure from transport firms, police and cycling groups.
Councils in Aberdeen and Glasgow are dishing out more bus lane fines than London – despite having just one tenth of the population.
Aberdeen City Council has raked in more than £7million pounds worth of fines from bus lane and bus gate fines over the past three and a half years.
Aberdeen council chiefs are laying the road to allow motorcyles to drive in city bus lanes - after nearly 20 years of campaigning by bikers.
A potential u-turn by Aberdeen bus chiefs on a controversial route up a one-way street has been welcomed by the councillor who first championed the issue.
Bus priority lanes at Aberdeen’s notoriously congested Haudagain roundabout will be extended from Monday.
Fines totalling £2.48million have been issued to motorists in the first year of bus lane enforcement carried out by Aberdeen City Council.