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  • Going further: Scotland¹s Accessible Travel Framework

    Wed 21/Sep/2016

    This Framework has been created from conversations between disabled people, their representatives and people who work in transport across Scotland, and included discussions on action we, as a Government, need to take to implement the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

  • Dumfries & Galloway Transport Summit - Aug 2016 - Draft report

    Mon 19/Sep/2016

    Following a commitment made in May 2016 by the Deputy First Minister John Swinney to hold a ‘Transport summit’ in the South West within the first 100 days of a new Scottish Government, a summit took place on 22 August in Dumfries.

  • STAG Technical Database

    Fri 16/Sep/2016
    STAG Technical Database

    STAG Technical Database

    Contents

    The sections are also available in pdf format

  • Review of the office and functions of the Scottish Road Works Commissioner

    Thu 15/Sep/2016
  • A92 Cadham-Balfarg Pedestrian Accessibility Assessment

    Fri 02/Sep/2016
  • Consultation on seatbelt requirements for dedicated school transport - Analysis report

    Fri 26/Aug/2016

    Scottish Ministers have had a long-standing intention to make seat belts a legal requirement on dedicated school transport and the current SNP administration included a manifesto commitment on the issue ahead of the 2016 Scottish Parliament Election. Following the devolution of powers from the UK Parliament to the Scottish Parliament in this area in 2015, the Scottish Government launched a consultation to consider future legislation to make seat belts on dedicated school buses mandatory.

  • Key Reported Road Casualties Scotland 2015

    Wed 29/Jun/2016

    This bulletin presents provisional statistics of reported injury road accidents (i.e. road accidents reported to the police in which one or more people were killed or injured) in Scotland in 2015. Final figures will be published in October 2016.

  • Evaluation of Road Safety Scotland’s Early Years Resource June 2016

    Tue 28/Jun/2016

    Launched in 2010, Go Safe with Ziggy is Scotland’s main road safety programme for children in their early years. Focussed around a series of six books, the approach targets three key age groups: 0-3, pre-school and the transition into Primary 1, in line with the Scottish Government’s policy on early intervention and Curriculum for Excellence (CfE).

  • Good practice guide on 20 mph speed restrictions

    Fri 24/Jun/2016

    The Scottish Government is committed to creating a healthier, greener and safer Scotland and believes that the introduction of 20 miles per hour (mph) restrictions can help to contribute to all these objectives. By reducing speed on our roads we can create streets where the space is shared more equally between different road users and create a safer environment, encouraging people to make active travel choices.

  • A96 Dualling Inverness to Aberdeen Preliminary Engineering Services - Non-Motorised User Strategy

    Mon 13/Jun/2016

    The main objective of this paper is to develop a strategy for NMUs, by outlining high level principles and a hierarchy of provision considering potential usage and type. The strategy should ensure the needs of the most vulnerable users are fully considered.

  • A9 Dualling Non-Motorised User (NMU) Access Strategy

    Fri 27/May/2016

    The aim of the NMU Access Strategy is to formalise Transport Scotland’s position on NMU access arrangements. It lays out an appropriate plan of action towards securing best outcomes for NMU  interests taking account of all relevant criteria.

    For the purposes of this strategy NMUs are considered to be all non‐motorised traffic, including pedestrians, cyclists and equestrians.

    The strategy has collated relevant information relating to outdoor access, and considered previous studies, current legislation and policy to ensure they will be recognised and integrated in the design.

    Objectives for NMU access provision have also been established, as well as risks, opportunities and the process for identifying possible mitigation measures.

  • Annual Review 2015 - Supplementary Edition

    Thu 12/May/2016

    This 2015 supplementary edition reports on some of our headline achievements over what was a historical year in transport

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