Edinburgh councillors are deciding today whether to close Princes Street for most of next year. Under the proposals, the capitals main shopping street will close to all traffic from the middle of February until the end of November 2009 to allow all the tram tracks to be laid. Many people fear though that closure will lead to further traffic chaos in the city centre.
Steven Brykajlo spoke to some concerned members of the public there this morning:
Meanwhile, tram work is also continuing on Leith Walk. Shop owners are complaining that their businesses are suffering badly because of the works and want action.
Ashley Anderson has this video package: