8 Publications

Guidance - Environmental Impact Assessments for road projects

15 Aug 2022

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

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

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

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.

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.

Certification of dedicated gas buses as Low Carbon Emission Bus Guidance for bus manufacturers

10 May 2017

Guidance for Bus Manufacturers related to the Scottish Green Bus Fund

Good Practice Guide on 20mph Speed Restrictions

24 Jun 2016

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