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Proposed - South East Edinburgh Transport Economic Potential StudyUsing Lean Build low cost sustainable methods outlined in our Public Inquiry, including not moving the services but stopping the trams and giving access to the utilities, the cost of this line will be significantly less than that of Line 1, therefore Line 1 should not be used as a template for further expansion of the Edinburgh Network. "The work undertaken has shown how a step change in public transport provision in south east Edinburgh will help economic development. Introducing a high quality, fixed link transport service to the area, along with other transport interventions could be a catalyst to unlocking the significant economic development potential identified in this report." Extract Steer, Davies Gleave Buchanan Edinburgh South Suburban
Proposed - South East Edinburgh Transport Economic Potential Study Strategy & ResearchThe study concludes that introducing a high quality fixed link transport service to the area, along with other transport interventions could be a catalyst to unlocking significant economic development both at regional and national level. It anticipates that significant transport improvements would bring forward development of the Edinburgh BioQuarter, a site of national importance, by three years and that without a step-change in public transport, Phase 4 of the BioQuarter will be unlikely to proceed without this fixed link Edinburgh South Suburban
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