41 Publications

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.

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening - A route map to achieve a 20 per cent reduction in car kilometres by 2030

13 Jan 2022

Scotland’s Climate Change Plan Update in 2020 set out a commitment to reducing car kilometres by 20% by 2030.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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