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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 Namesort descending Download Release date What is it?
Minutes of CEC meeting at which Haymarket option was adopted 25-08-2011 (Read more) Download file 25 Aug 2011

Councillors vote down the ruling coalition and go for the option to pause at Haymarket after expressing doubts over council officers figures for each option, worries that the York Place price even at £770M is an uncapped minimum, and realising the Haymarket option eliminates all pulltion added...

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.


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.

Open letter by Engineers to CEC CEO Sue Bruce (Read more) Download file 14 Jun 2012

The open letter to City of Edinburgh Council Chief Executive Sue Bruce raising concrns about the timetable and progress of work on the Edinburgh Tram project.

Open letter to Sue Bruce from independent engineers (Read more) Download file 28 Apr 2012

PDF version of and open letter from a group of experienced Civil and Transport engineers sent to City of Edinburgh Council CEO, Sue bruce on 25th April 2012

Original Motion to TI&E meeting aug 2010 (Read more) Download file 11 Aug 2010

A motion that residents requested their councillors to put to the meeting of TI&E in August 2010

Predictions from 2009 coming true in 2013 (Read more) Download file 18 Mar 2013

Some slides without comment from 2009 that are proving eeirly prescient about the Council's (slowly being revealed) ideas on traffic flow in central Edinburgh.

This document helped arguing against the Council's ill fated and discraded CETM scheme--- 4 years later we see the Council...

Press Release 1 (Read more) Download file 27 Jul 2010

Press release concerning a council meeting on 27th July 2010 to receive a presentation illustrating unintended consequences for city traffic from the Edinburgh Tram Project.

Press Release 3- The Council's Buried Figures (Read more) Download file 24 Aug 2010

Press release sent about buried pollution figures in official report 24-08-2010

Press Release on confusion surrounding Hope Street in Council plans (Read more) Download file 06 Nov 2012

A Press release highlighting the confusion around Hope Street that the Council appear to be offering as a potential solution to traffic congestion--at the same time as bringing in a traffic ban on it.