60 Publications

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

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.

Route Safety Strategy

9 Nov 2017

Research project to investigate whether there are any policies, strategies or mitigations adopted within Norway and Sweden which, historically, have a better record of road safety than Scotland that could influence road safety trends in Scotland.

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.

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

Decriminalised Parking Enforcement – Guide for Local Authorities

27 Apr 2017

Decriminalised Parking Enforcement (DPE) is a regime which enables a local authority to administer its own parking penalties, including the issuing of Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) to vehicles.

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

Approved Non-Prescribed Traffic Signs databases

9 Feb 2017

The following documents contain information on previously authorised Non-Prescribed signs (NPs) and the application process

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

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