126 Publications

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

How Scotland’s Transport Network Supports the Growth Sectors

10 Nov 2016

Transport Scotland commissioned research to investigate how the Growth Sectors use the transport network. This summary report presents the findings of 26 interviews with leading industry and transport organisations, and four in-depth company case studies from companies in the food and drink sector

Review of Active Travel Policy Implementation

2 Nov 2016

How can implementation of Scottish Government policies deliver higher levels of active travel?

Investigating the Requirement for Median Safety Barriers on Loop Ramps

1 Nov 2016

Desktop review of existing studies and literature relating to the safety impact of physical barrier provision on two-way loop connector roads, and the evidence behind advice given in Clause 5.27 of TD22/06.

Road Marking Durability & Adhesion to TS2010

22 Aug 2016

Second phase of earlier study to investigate issues experienced by the road marking industry in applying signing and lining markings to TS2010 surfacing. The study will involve a literature review followed by network trials and development of a draft code of practice.

Review of hydraulically bound materials for use in Scotland

22 Jul 2016

Literature review to gather information on the application of hydraulically bound materials (HBM) in flexible pavements and trench reinstatements and give advice on their use in Scotland.

Trial of surface dressing with SAMI: Final report

22 Jul 2016

TRL was appointed by the Scottish Roads Research Board to assess an innovative road maintenance treatment being trialled by Moray Council.

Cartsburn Automated Self-Cleaning Trash Screen Debris Removal Impact on Local Flood Risk Benefits

14 Jul 2016

Funding towards university led research to conduct an evaluative trial to assess the performance of up to four automated trash screens installed by Inverclyde Council with a view to drafting guidance on operation and performance in Scotland.

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