123 Publications

A procedure for justifying aggregate use based on in-service skid performance

1 Aug 2017

Study to establish a methodology to determine the in-service properties (skid-resistance) of locally sourced aggregate, thereby allowing the road maintenance community access to additional sources of materials from local Scottish quarries.

EME2 with Softer PEN Bitumen (Phase 2)

1 Aug 2017

Second phase of initial research into the potential use of softer pen EME2 materials on the Scottish road network. The study will take the outcomes of the initial laboratory testing work in order to develop design curves for pavement design.

High speed friction assessment of TS2010

3 Jul 2017

Study to carry out high-speed friction testing on a range of road surfacing used on the Scottish trunk road network.

SCANNER Research

3 Jul 2017

Collaborative research with UK Department for Transport and Consortium for Highway Condition Surveys (CHiCS) and led by Surrey County Council into three areas: Optimising the Consistency of SCANNER data; Review the appropriateness of SCANNER RCI Reporting and Review of SCANNER Condition Parameters.

Borders Railway Year 1 Evaluation

15 Jun 2017

A Stage 1 Evaluation of the re-opening of the Borders Railway

National Transport Strategy Early Engagement Consultation Survey

1 Jun 2017

The early engagement consultation survey was carried out to shape the key themes of the National Transport Strategy review and inform wider engagement. It was launched in Dec 2016 and closed in Mar 2017. This analysis of responses was produced by Lucy Robertson of Craigforth for Transport Scotland.

Arran & Campbeltown Mainland Ferry Terminal – Appraisal of Options

16 Mar 2017

The study is an appraisal of two mainland port options for Arran

The Value of the Trunk Road Network to Society and the Economy in Scotland

13 Mar 2017

This report contains the results of new research that estimates the economic and societal contribution made by Scotland’s Trunk Road Network

Evaluation of the impact of Road Equivalent Tariff on Arran

17 Feb 2017

Transport Scotland commissioned Peter Brett Associates LLP, together with Wellside Research, in December 2014 to conduct a two-year evaluation of the impact of RET on the island of Arran

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Potential in the Scottish Transport Sector From Recent Advances in Transport Fuels and Fuel Technologies

31 Jan 2017

This study assesses the potential greenhouse gas emissions reductions from the Scottish transport sector, in the light of recent technology progress

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