Current council

Aberdeen City council is currently run by a coalition of Labour, Conservative and Independent councillors.

According to the 2020 Hands Up survey 53% of children in Aberdeen walked to school in 2020, 4.3% cycled and 1.6% scooted or skated. According to the 2021 Cycling Scotland annual monitoring report 4.8% of employees usually or regularly cycle to work and 32% of households have no access to a car. The council provided no data on its active travel spend. It adopted an Active Travel Plan for 2021-26 in 2021.

Local groupsAberdeen Cycle ForumCTC Grampian (Cycling UK members group), Grampian Cycle Partnership.

2022 local election

Find your candidates at Who Can I Vote For or consult the Notice of Poll

Parties standing (in alphabetical order)

Endorsements of our three asks:

  • Guy Ingerson, Green candidate for George St/Harbour ward responded: Very much endorse these asks by @walkwheelcycle. Really important that we create safe, healthy, and decarbonised communities via more active travel routes and more public transport options.
  • Peter Kennedy, Green candidate for Hilton/Woodside/Stockethill responded: I am very much in support of your three asks for active travel in @AberdeenCC & @Aberdeenshire. Hoping my fellow @scottishgreens agree
  • Daniel Verhamme, Green candidate for Lower Deeside responded: I, the Green candidate for Lower Deeside, wholeheartedly support the @walkwheelcycle asks. It’s 🌍 crucial and long overdue that #Aberdeen gets that network of quality active travel routes for everyone & everyday!