Could Midlothian trams be the answer?

A ‘RAPID transport system’ could alleviate Midlothian’s growing roads congestion, it has been suggested.

Midlothian councillors have expressed concerns about the future for road travel in the face of booming residential development along the A701 and A702 corridors.

Members of the council’s planning committee are worried about increasing traffic volumes on the commuting routes to Edinburgh.

Councillors are calling for a more radical approach, hinting that a rapid transport system could offer a solution.

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