All three newspapers reported that any pedestrianisation/multi-storey car-parking scheme should wait, because the modal shift caused by a railway would reduce the amount of traffic coming into St Andrews, so the extra parking might not be needed.

Secretary Dita Stanis-Traken urged local councillors to follow the lead of their party colleagues in both Parliaments - MP Stephen Gethins and MSPs Willie Rennie, Dean Lockhart, Mark Ruskell and Clare Baker - ‘and throw their support behind the only proper solution to the town’s traffic, parking and congestion problems - a new St Andrews rail link. With a rail-link in place - and only with a rail-link in place - can we then have a serious discussion about any potential pedestrianisation of Market Street or other areas of St Andrews.’