Tag: Scottish History

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“Hell on wheels”: The Miserable History of the Edinburgh Trams project, 2001 to the Present

Written by Inge Erdal. Anyone who’s been living in Edinburgh for a while is familar with the central tram system. To the ire of many inhabitants, the project was plagued with problems for the start. What can it tell us about local governance, national projects, and the task of creating urban environments in the twenty-first century?