1. This target will remain aspirational following consultation on the Scotland’s National Transport Strategy, however comments received felt that the importance of a national road traffic reduction target was not now as appropriate for rural areas. For more details – see Page 36 of Scotland’s National Transport Strategy (2006).
  2. Relates to discount for frequent car user tolls
  3. Proposals to extend the M9 spur dual carriageway to replace the A8000.
  4. The most important within the region where identified as being Grangemouth, Leith, Rosyth and Methil.
  5. An isochrone is a line, as on a map, connecting all points taking the same time to be reached by available transportation from a given location.
  6. Noise mapping refers to the graphical presentation of noise levels - contours join points which have the same noise level.
  7. Note Report 1 shows a forecast increase of 0.8 per cent increase in traffic growth per annum between 2005 and 2020.
  8. It should be noted that this has been rejected by the Scottish Executive.