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Publications

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.

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Putting Down Routes: Building Scotland’s Active Freeway Network

This report provides a blueprint for developing a strategic network of Active Freeways across Scotland, and draws on UK and European experience to identify how the network can be successfully designed and implemented.

07 Oct 2021

Active Travel, Cycling, Walking

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Annual Report 2021

Our 2021 Annual Report, setting out our activities in the year to September 2021.

29 Sep 2021

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Transform Scotland accounts 2020-21

Our annual accounts for the financial year ended 31 March 2021.

29 Sep 2021

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‘Roads to Ruin’ report

The report finds that despite promises that it will tackle the Climate Emergency, Scottish Ministers intend to nearly double their spending on new roads over the next decade.

10 Aug 2021

Climate Change, Roads, Transport expenditure

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East Main Line 2022 timetable consultation — response from Transform Scotland

Our response to LNER's 'East Main Line 2022 timetable' consultation.

05 Aug 2021

Rail

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Traffic Regulation Order Review Consultation — response from Transform Scotland

Our response to Transport Scotland's 'Traffic Regulation Order Review' consultation.

29 Jul 2021

Roads, Transport Policy

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‘Connected Recovery’ — one year on

This report assesses whether there has been progress made in embedding the benefits of distributed working necessitated by the pandemic lockdowns.

23 Jul 2021

Traffic Reduction

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A Just Recovery for Transport?

This discussion paper reflects on pandemic trends in transport, and the differing impacts that this has had on private and public transport use.

21 Jul 2021

Public Transport, Transport & the Economy, Transport Policy, Urban transport

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Open for Business: Gaining business support for transforming city centres

This report sets out how car-free city centres can be designed to better meet the needs and expectations of businesses, and demonstrates how Scottish cities can create sustainable, successful urban centres.

16 Jun 2021

Cars, Streets, Traffic Reduction, Transport & the Economy

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Moving the Vote: Sustainable transport in the party manifestos for the 2021 Scottish Parliament elections

Analysis of sustainable transport policy commitments in the party manifestos for the 2021 Scottish Parliament elections.

26 Apr 2021

Transport Policy

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‘STPR2 Update and Phase 1 Recommendations’ report — response from Transform Scotland

Our response to the Jacobs/Aecom ‘Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2) Update and Phase 1 Recommendations' report.

06 Apr 2021

Transport expenditure

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Scottish Parliament Cross-Party Group on Cycling, Walking & Buses — Legacy Report

Legacy report of the Scottish Parliament Cross-Party Group on Cycling, Walking & Buses, which Transform Scotland provided the secretariat function for in Session 5 of the Parliament (2016-21).

25 Mar 2021

Active Travel, Buses, Cycling, Streets, Transport Policy, Walking

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What do transport groups want from the next Scottish Government?

Views from members of the Scottish Parliament's Cross-Party Group on Cycling, Walking & Buses at its final meeting held on 09/03/21.

25 Mar 2021

Active Travel, Buses, Cycling, Streets, Transport Policy, Walking

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Evidence to the UK Parliament Transport Committee on zero emissions vehicles and road pricing

Transform submitted evidence to the UK Parliament Transport Committee on zero emissions vehicles and road pricing.

17 Feb 2021

Cars, Fiscal & Pricing, Roads, Vehicles & Fuels

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Evidence to the Scottish Parliament ECCLR Committee on the Climate Change Plan update

Transform submitted evidence to the Scottish Parliament's Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee on the Climate Change Plan update.

12 Jan 2021

Climate Change

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Evidence to the Scottish Parliament REC Committee on the Climate Change Plan update

Transform submitted evidence to the Scottish Parliament's Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee on the Climate Change Plan update.

12 Jan 2021

Climate Change

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Union Connectivity Review consultation response

We submitted our response to the UK Government's consultation on the 'Union Connectivity Review'.

30 Dec 2020

Buses, Ferries, Public Transport, Rail, Roads

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Free bus travel for under 19s consultation response

We submitted our response to the Scottish Government's consultation on 'Free bus travel for under 19s'.

07 Dec 2020

Buses, Public Transport

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Joint Letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Transport on the Infrastructure Investment Plan

We submitted a joint letter to Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Michael Matheson on the Infrastructure Investment Plan alongside Paths for All, RSPB Scotland, Sustrans Scotland, & WWF Scotland

24 Nov 2020

Transport expenditure

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Infrastructure Investment Plan Consultation Response

We submitted our response to the Infrastructure Investment Plan consultation.

19 Nov 2020

Transport expenditure

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Transform’s annual accounts for 2019-20

We have published our annual acounts for 2019-20.

29 Oct 2020

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Transform’s Annual Report for 2020

We published our Annual Report for 2020.

29 Oct 2020

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Presentation on the draft Infrastructure Investment Plan

Transform policy Officer, Marie Ferdelman's presentation on the draft Infrastructure Investment Plan.

19 Oct 2020

Transport expenditure

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Tranform objection to M9 Winchburgh Junction

We submitted an objection to the M9 Winchburgh Junction to Transport Scotland.

08 Oct 2020

Roads

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Infrastructure Investment Plan Parliamentary Briefing

We submitted a parliamentary briefing prior to the ministerial statement on the Infrastructure Investment Plan.

24 Sep 2020

Climate Change, Transport expenditure

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