123 Publications

LEAN Construction in the Road Maintenance Sector

5 Apr 2018

This purpose of this pilot was to Embed lean construction philosophy within the public road maintenance industry, through three separate but linked improvement projects involving staff from Aberdeenshire Council, Dumfries and Galloway Council and Transport Scotland.

Review of Pedestrian Crossing Guidance LTN 1/95

27 Mar 2018

Review of Local Transport including the Assessment of Pedestrian Crossings and the Assessment and Design of Pedestrian Crossings. The study identified issues raised by stakeholders on the guidance and input into the development of an improved assessment.

Analysis of Responses from the Consultation - March 2018 - Raising Standards and Improving the Quality of Road Works in Scotland

16 Mar 2018

This report summarises the responses received to the Consultation on Raising Standards and Improving the Quality of Road Works in Scotland

Analysis Report - Consultation on Building Scotland’s Low Emission Zones

13 Mar 2018

This report is an analysis of responses to the Building Scotland’s Low Emission Zones Consultation which sought feedback on the Scottish Government’s proposals to introduce Low Emission Zones in Scotland

The Future Of Smart Ticketing In Scotland - Analysis of Responses to the Consultation

9 Mar 2018

This report analyses and summarises responses that were received through a Scottish Government consultation on the future of smart ticketing in Scotland

Bus Services in Scotland - Improving the Framework for Delivery - Analysis of Responses to the Consultation

9 Mar 2018

This report analyses and summarises responses that were received through a Scottish Government consultation on the shape of the regulatory framework for bus services in Scotland

Monitoring and modelling landslides in Scotland

1 Mar 2018

Landslides can cause potentially costly damage and disruption to Scottish road infrastructure. This report builds on previous work on debris flows in Scotland.

SRRB – Final Assessment of Geometric Layout of Type A Lay-bys

1 Mar 2018

The purpose of this study is to investigate the implications related to changing the geometry, in particular the layout on both the merge and diverge tapers as a result of increasing the segregation island width. The findings should provide benefit not just for the A9 Dualling project, but for lay-by designs on the whole trunk road network.

Star Path: Photo Luminescent Road Markings: Trial Study

1 Mar 2018

The aim of this study is to follow on from suggestions given in the ‘X-Route’ report and the CH2MHILL ‘Glowing Roads’ study, to research, trial and evaluate the viability of a glow in the dark strategy as an improvement to active travel routes in Scotland.

Borders Railway Year 2 Evaluation – Main Report

26 Feb 2018

The aim of this research was to complete a repeat of the Stage 1 Evaluation two years after the re-opening of the Borders Railway

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