36 Publications

Guidance - Environmental Impact Assessments for road projects

15 Aug 2022

Advice on the key statutory requirements for Environmental Impact Assessments for road projects.

Guidance relating to the Traffic Signs Amendment (Scotland) Regulations and General Directions 2022 - August 2022

3 Aug 2022

Advice to traffic authorities and their contractors, designers and managing agents, on the amendments made by the Traffic Signs Amendment (Scotland) Regulations and General Directions 2022

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

Workplace Parking Licensing Guidance for Local Authorities

30 Jun 2022

The Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 includes provisions introducing a discretionary workplace parking levy power for local authorities

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

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

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.

Low Emission Zone Enforcement Guidance

13 Sep 2021

Guidance for local authorities when purchasing and operating Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) camera systems for Low Emission Zone (LEZ) enforcement in Scotland.

Modal Emissions Analysis for Domestic Aviation Routes in Scotland

10 Aug 2021

This report presents the findings of a study to examine emissions and journey times across different modes of transport, along selected domestic aviation routes between Scotland and other parts of the UK.

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.

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