24 Publications

Guidance - Environmental Impact Assessments for road projects

15 Aug 2022

Advice on the key statutory requirements for Environmental Impact Assessments for road projects.

Position statement - Wildlife signs on Scottish Roads - July 2022

21 Jul 2022

Position statement to inform managers, designers and stakeholders with an interest in the use of warning signs as a means of reducing the occurrences of wildlife casualties on Scotland’s roads

Guidance on the civil traffic enforcement certification of approved devices for Scotland Low Emission Zones

30 May 2022

Advice on the certification procedures and requirements of approved devices for use in Low Emission Zones in Scotland

Recycled Materials in Road Construction and Maintenance

21 Jan 2022

Review of published research into the use of recycled materials in road construction and maintenance.

Draft Equality Impact Assessment - A route map to achieve a 20 per cent reduction in car kilometres by 2030

13 Jan 2022

Section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 sets out a ‘public sector equality duty’ focused around eliminating discrimination, advancing equality of opportunity and fostering good relations between people with specific ‘protected characteristics’ (i.e. demographic attributes), as defined in the Act

Draft Island Communities Impact Assessment - A route map to achieve a 20 per cent reduction in car kilometres by 2030

13 Jan 2022

Reducing car use for a healthier, fairer and greener Scotland

Draft Fairer Scotland Duty Assessment - A route map to achieve a 20 per cent reduction in car kilometres by 2030

13 Jan 2022

Reducing car use for a healthier, fairer and greener Scotland

A route map to achieve a 20 per cent reduction in car kilometres by 2030

13 Jan 2022

Developed by Transport Scotland in conjunction with COSLA, this sets out the suite of national-level policies that will be implemented to support car-use reduction in order to deliver a healthier, fairer and more prosperous Scotland

Skills for low carbon Heavy Duty Vehicles (HDVs)

19 Nov 2021

This study provides a solid evidence-base to understand the skills that will be required to support the transition to low carbon HDVs.

Decarbonising the Scottish transport sector

23 Sep 2021

The study analyses a range of scenarios including differing levels of zero-emission vehicle uptake and changes in travel behaviour to understand the magnitude and range of change required for Scotland to meet its climate change targets.

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