16 Publications

Position statement - Wildlife signs on Scottish Roads - July 2022

21 Jul 2022

Position statement to inform managers, designers and stakeholders with an interest in the use of warning signs as a means of reducing the occurrences of wildlife casualties on Scotland’s roads

Assessment process guidance - Scottish Bus Emissions Abatement Retrofit Programme - Phase 5

29 Jun 2022

The approach for taking BEAR Phase 5 applications through a process of assessment in order to allocate grant funding to projects

Baseline data report - June 2022 - Young Persons’ Free Bus Travel Scheme

24 Jun 2022

Summarises the findings from the baseline study before the implementation of the Young Persons Free Bus Travel Scheme in January 2022

Guidance on the civil traffic enforcement certification of approved devices for Scotland Low Emission Zones

30 May 2022

Advice on the certification procedures and requirements of approved devices for use in Low Emission Zones in Scotland

Implementing Part Three of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019: Bus Services - Analysis of Consultation Responses

11 Mar 2022

On 14 July 2021, Transport Scotland published a consultation on ‘Implementing Part 3 of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019: Bus Services’ in order to gather stakeholder and public views. The report presents findings from this consultation.

A Network fit for the Future: Draft Vision for Scotland’s Public Electric Vehicle Charging Network

26 Jan 2022

This draft Vision is for Scotland’s network of publicly available electric vehicle charge points.

Decarbonising the Scottish transport sector

23 Sep 2021

The study analyses a range of scenarios including differing levels of zero-emission vehicle uptake and changes in travel behaviour to understand the magnitude and range of change required for Scotland to meet its climate change targets.

Guidance Note on Archaeology and Trunk Roads

22 Mar 2021

This Guidance Note outlines procedures to be followed by Transport Scotland to ensure the efficient and cost-effective management of fieldwork for the mitigation of impacts on archaeology during the ongoing development of Scotland’s trunk road network.

Guidance for Assessors - Round 1 - August 2018 - Switched on Towns and Cities

17 Aug 2018

The approach for taking applications to round 1 of the Switched on Towns and Cities Challenge Fund through a process of fair and transparent assessment, in order to support projects that best meet the criteria of this initiative within the funding envelope available

Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Act 2017 – Guidance

6 Jun 2018

The guidance gives school authorities and other interested parties technical explanations in relation to seat belt fitting and promotes best practice for seat belt wearing and monitoring

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