12 Publications

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

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.

Modal Emissions Analysis for Domestic Aviation Routes in Scotland

10 Aug 2021

This report presents the findings of a study to examine emissions and journey times across different modes of transport, along selected domestic aviation routes between Scotland and other parts of the UK.

Guidance Note on Archaeology and Trunk Roads

22 Mar 2021

This Guidance Note outlines procedures to be followed by Transport Scotland to ensure the efficient and cost-effective management of fieldwork for the mitigation of impacts on archaeology during the ongoing development of Scotland’s trunk road network.

Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Act 2017 – Guidance

6 Jun 2018

The guidance gives school authorities and other interested parties technical explanations in relation to seat belt fitting and promotes best practice for seat belt wearing and monitoring

Final report - Appraisal of options for specification of 2018 Northern Isles ferry services

25 Apr 2018

A comprehensive transport appraisal, in line with the Scottish Transport Appraisal Guidance, which involves exploring and assessing potential options for the specification of the next Northern Isles Ferry Services contract

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

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

16 Aug 2017

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

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