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See below for a list of consultations, campaigns and online actions.

See Scottish Government, Transport Scotland,  UK Department for Transport and European Commission websites for details of other current consultations.

Traffic Regulation Order Review Consultation — Transport Scotland

30 July 2021

The Scottish Government has heard various calls over the last few years from Local Authorities detailing how they think improvements can be made to the regulations which govern how traffic flows on our roads and streets.  Some view the current processes as no longer fit for purpose and with that in mind Minister for Transport Graeme Dey MSP, in...

What matters to you? — The Scottish Parliament

30 July 2021

“We want to hear about your priorities for Scotland. Tell us the issues you feel the Scottish Parliament’s committees should focus on between 2021 and 2026.” Find out more

New LNER Timetable May 2022 Consultation — LNER

05 August 2021

About the consultation:  “Significant changes are planned for LNER’s timetable from May 2022, building on over a decade of planning and investment including in our new Azuma trains and Network Rail’s modernisation of the East Coast’s tracks. There will be 39 more LNER services each weekday ...

Low Emission Zone Consultation — Dundee City Council

09 August 2021

“Householders, businesses and road users across the area are being urged to make their voices heard as Dundee’s Low Emission Zone (LEZ) moves closer. “An eight-week consultation on the final plan for the city’s LEZ launches today (MONDAY) with a programme of meetings set to get underway with community groups, neighbouring ...

Glasgow Low Emission Zone Consultation — Glasgow City Council

02 September 2021

“The council introduced Scotland’s first ever Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in 2018 to address levels of harmful nitrogen dioxide in our city centre, predominantly caused by road traffic.  Glasgow’s LEZ is intended to protect public health by improving air quality which is of particular benefit to older and very young people, and for those ...

Sign the petition: Protect our railway heritage from Highways England’s wrecking ball

05 September 2021

“The UK’s developing network of foot and cycle routes has brought new life to many old railways over the past 50 years. As we build a better normal after the coronavirus pandemic, increasing provision for active travel will bring health, wellbeing, environmental, economic and connectivity benefits, and the Government has recognised this ...

Sign the petition: Killiecrankie battlefield in danger!

05 September 2021

“KilliecrAnkie1689 is a new group that opposes how the planned dual carriageway is to be built on the Killiecrankie battlefield. KilliecrAnkie1689 is in favour of upgrading the A9 in the interests of safety. But it wants the best route possible for the local commu...

Workplace Parking Licensing Consultation — Transport Scotland

06 September 2021

Workplace Parking Licensing – Consultation on Regulations and Guidance. “About this consultation The Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 introduced a discretionary power for local authorities to implement WPL schemes. The Act provides the legislative framework for WPL and confers powers on Scottish Ministers ...

Jet Zero consultation — Department for Transport

08 September 2021

The Department of Transport are seeking responses to their proposed approach and principles to reach net zero aviation by 2050. ...

Draft 2030 Climate Strategy — The City of Edinburgh Council

12 September 2021

“We would like to hear your views on the draft 2030 Climate Strategy for Edinburgh. The draft strategy outlines how we will work with citizens, communities and public, private and third sector organisations across the city to deliver a net zero, climate ready Capital by 2030. As well as our online consultation, we’re also run...

Edinburgh’s Proposed Low Emission Zone — The City of Edinburgh Council

20 September 2021

“We are seeking views on the following proposed aspects of the Edinburgh LEZ: city centre zone boundary 2 -year grace period local exemptions and considerations for impacted groups We are also seeking to understand knowledge of LEZs, 

Holyrood Park and the Road Network — Historic Environment Scotland

30 September 2021

“Over the past year, we’ve trialled different hours of vehicle access for the road networks in Holyrood Park to help facilitate social distancing and support for wellbeing. To help understand the balance of needs for all park users, we’ve opened a survey to gather people’s feedback on the road networks. We’...

Implementing the bus provisions of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 — The Scottish Government

06 October 2021

“Bus Services are an economic and social cornerstone for Scotland. The sector accounts for three quarters of all public transport journeys and is set to play an increasingly important role in achieving a just transition to net zero by 2045. However, bus patronage in Scotland (and the UK) has been declining since the 1960s with the trend co...