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Election consequences for commuters into Edinburgh - your views online

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14.05.2022

Renée La Racineuse

This idea has “unintended consequences” written all over it. Even if it gets more people onto public transport, it’s likely to be unable to cope with demand and be just as expensive. This is a tax on mobility from a city whose centre is already in steep decline.

Keith Robertson

What about workers who commute in from outside Edinburgh and start between 4.30-6am, how will they be able to use public transport? They can't car share either as no set finish time.

Colin Gilbert

If they're going to do this, they need to massively improve public transport.

John Hewit

It’s a good way to discourage visitors.

Jacqueline Bell

This will hit people who have to drive into Edinburgh for hospital appointments because of limited or no public transport. It will hit people who have to use cars for their work including council workers and those travelling outwith public transport times.

Paul Manson

The people who voted this shower in will regret it. Probably half the voters who did are the ones who run their kids to........

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