80 Publications

Low Emission Zone Guidance

26 Oct 2021

This document is intended as a guide for local authorities when creating, modifying or revocation a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) 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.

Low Emission Zone Enforcement Guidance

13 Sep 2021

Guidance for local authorities when purchasing and operating Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) camera systems for Low Emission Zone (LEZ) enforcement in Scotland.

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.

Report on Public Electric Vehicle (EV) infrastructure in Scotland - Opportunities for Growth

21 Jul 2021

Transport Scotland and the Scottish Futures Trust have published a new report on public electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

Scotland’s Accessible Travel Framework - Annual Delivery Plan 2021-22

7 Jul 2021

This is the second Annual Delivery Plan for Scotland’s Accessible Travel Framework since it was published in 2016.

Coronavirus and Progress Toward Establishing Low Emission Zones

19 May 2021

Report on how progress has been impeded by coronavirus and focusing on the impact Low Emission Zones would have on the public health response to the pandemic.

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.

Inclusive Design in Town Centres and Busy Street Areas

19 Feb 2021

Research, evidence and recommendations on methods and approaches to help deliver inclusive design environments within town centres and busy street areas.

LEZ regulations - Integrated Impact Assessment - 8 January 2021

25 Jan 2021

An Integrated Impact Assessment covering Equality Impact Assessment, Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment, and the Fairer Scotland Duty has been undertaken as part of the development of the LEZ regulations

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