152 Publications

Renewable Energy Generation and Distribution from Road Network Assets

2 Oct 2017

First phase of research is to develop a process for assessing the implementation of renewable proposals (energy generating devices) for use in Road Authority context in Scotland from inception to completion.

Consultation on Free Bus Travel for Older and Disabled People and Modern Apprentices

25 Aug 2017

The Consultation looks at options to ensure the longer term sustainability of the concessionary travel scheme

Estimate of the Impact on Emissions of a Reduction in Air Departure Tax in Scotland

16 Aug 2017

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.

National Transport Strategy - Call for evidence

5 Apr 2017

A Call for Evidence published by the Research and Evidence Working Group of the National Transport Strategy Review. Its purpose is to gather research evidence on several key topic areas to support the policy making aspects of the review.

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