Our campaigns communicate the sustainable transport agenda to the media, politicians at the Scottish Parliament, local government, businesses and the general public, promoting the benefits of sustainable transport to all sectors of our society. To do this, we publish materials on a broad range of transport topics.
Below is a list of a few of our most recent publications. Alternatively, please use the search facility on the right to help you find what you’re looking for.
For information on travelling in Scotland see our Sustainable Travel Information page, which includes details of transport operators in Scotland as well as providing some useful links for planning trips within Scotland, and information on travel between Scotland and the rest of the world.
Presentation to Transform’s members on the Programme for Government
Transform Director, Colin Howden's presentation on the 2020-21 Scottish Government Programme for Government.
10 Sep 2020
Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Constitution Committee Pre-Budget Scrutiny evidence
Our response to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Constitution Committee call for views on pre-budget scrutiny.
07 Aug 2020
Fiscal & Pricing
Access to Bike Schemes in Scotland (Transform Consulting report)
Report from our social enterprise consultancy Transform Consulting for Cycling Scotland on bike schemes in Scotland (e.g. pool bike fleets, public bike hire, cycle to work schemes and bike recycling schemes).
29 Jul 2020
Active Travel, Cycling
Just Transition Commission Consultation response
Our response submitted jointly with Ramblers Scotland, to the Just Transition Commission Consultation.
03 Jul 2020
COVID-19 – impact on Scotland’s businesses, workers and economy response
Our response to the EEFW Committee's inquiry on 'COVID-19 – impact on Scotland’s businesses, workers and economy response'.
29 Jun 2020
Transport & the Economy, Transport expenditure
Transport recovery: Rebuilding public transport patronage
This report sets out transport investment priorities to rebuild public transport patronage post-lockdown.
25 Jun 2020
Buses, Public Transport, Rail, Urban transport
Connected Recovery: Enabling the digital commute
This report sets out recommendations for making ‘the digital commute’ the norm post-lockdown.
18 Jun 2020
Smarter Choices, Traffic Reduction
Active Recovery: Locking-in the active travel benefits
This report sets out recommendations for locking-in the active travel benefits from the Coronavirus lockdown
11 Jun 2020
Active Travel, Cycling, Streets, Urban transport, Walking
Just Recovery: reversing the lockdown inequalities
The report sets out a series of recommendations for the Scottish Government in designing its transport response to coronavirus so that the negative impacts of the lockdown are not “prolonged indefinitely” for the Scottish households whose mobility has been most severely curtailed during the lockdown.
04 Jun 2020
Social Justice, Transport Policy
‘Berryden corridor improvement’ — Transform Scotland objection
We have submitted our objection to Aberdeen City Council's proposed new £26 million urban road-building scheme.
14 Apr 2020
Presentation to Scottish Renewables conference
Transform Scotland external affairs manager Jess Pepper's presentation to Scottish Renewables transport conference held on 19 February.
19 Feb 2020
Sherrifhall Roundabout — Transform Scotland objection
Our objection to the road orders for the proposed new Sherrifhall Roundabout on the Edinburgh City Bypass.
29 Jan 2020
Queensferry Crossing Public Transport Strategy parliamentary briefing
Briefing paper sent to the Scottish Parliament's Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee prior to its 08/01/20 evidence session on the Queensferry Crossing Public Transport Strategy.
08 Jan 2020
Buses, Public Transport, Rail, Roads
The Tourist Duty Presentation
Presentation on The Tourist Duty by Poppy Marples, Transport and Tourism Researcher for Transform Scotland.
12 Dec 2019
Tourism, Urban transport
The Tourist Duty
In this report, we explore the rationale for introducing a Transient Visitor Levy (TVL), present case studies of TVL schemes across Europe, set out results of a survey of Edinburgh residents’ views on how TVL revenue should be invested, and make policy recommendations for the Scottish Government and Scottish Local Authorities.
02 Dec 2019
Active Travel, Buses, Cycling, Fiscal & Pricing, Public Transport, Tourism, Traffic Reduction, Urban transport, Walking
National Transport Strategy consultation response
Our response to the Scottish Government's NTS2 consultation.
23 Oct 2019
Fiscal & Pricing, Transport expenditure, Transport Policy
‘Vision 2030: Clean Rail’
Briefing on the decarbonisation of Scotland's railways, launched in advance of September 2019 Programme for Government.
02 Sep 2019
Climate Change, Public Transport, Rail
Choosing bus, for our health
Essential evidence prepared for the #lovemybus campaign on the health benefits that come from bus use.
29 Jul 2019
Buses, Public Transport, Smarter Choices
Evidence to the Williams Rail Review
Transform Scotland's written evidence to the DfT Williams Rail Review
31 May 2019
Freight, Rail, Transport Policy
Evidence to the Just Transition Commission
Transform Scotland's submitted evidence to the Just Transition Commission.
29 May 2019
Active Travel, Buses, Climate Change, Public Transport, Rail, Transport Policy, Walking
#lovemybus campaign Members’ Briefing
Briefing prepared for Transform Scotland members on our #lovemybus campaign.
21 May 2019
Buses, Public Transport, Traffic Reduction
Evidence to the REC Committee on Workplace Parking Levy
Transform Scotland's submission to the REC Committee on amendments to the Transport Bill related to Workplace Parking Levy
15 May 2019
Cars, Roads, Traffic Reduction, Transport Policy