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  • The Future of Smart Ticketing in Scotland

    Smart ticketing is an important element of a modern public transport system and is increasingly prevalent in major cities and countries around the world. It offers a number of benefits for users, transport operators and society including greater choice, less cash handling and promoting a modal shift to public transport. This contributes towards the Scottish Government’s Greener Strategic Objective. This consultation seeks views on our proposed framework for nation-wide multi-modal smart... More
    Closed 5 December 2017
  • Local Bus Services in Scotland – Improving the Framework for Delivery

    Bus services are important to the people of Scotland with around 400 million (three quarters of all public transport) journeys made by bus. However, the sector faces significant challenges with the overall number of passenger journeys decreasing and service cutbacks in some places which can leave communities without a public transport option. We believe that the legislative framework governing bus services requires improvement and are consulting on options to do that. Fundamentally,... More
    Closed 5 December 2017
  • Building Scotland's Low Emission Zones

    This consultation paper sets out the proposed arrangements and options to deliver a consistent approach to designing, building and managing Low Emission Zones (LEZs) in Scotland. It is your opportunity to shape the guiding principles the Scottish Government will adopt to put in place the first LEZ by 2018. More
    Closed 28 November 2017
  • Raising Standards and Improving the Quality of Road Works in Scotland

    Road works are a necessary fact of life if we wish to have a safe and well maintained road network and to continue to enjoy a range of utility services such as gas, water, drainage, electricity and telecommunications. This consultation seeks views on proposals for improvements to the regulation of road works in Scotland which includes taking forward the accepted recommendations of the 2016 report: Review of the office and functions of the Scottish Road Works Commissioner. More
    Closed 12 October 2017
  • Transport Scotland's Rail Infrastructure Strategy from 2019

    Transport Scotland is seeking views on its proposed approach to the rail infrastructure investment strategy from April 2019. The results from this consultation will help to inform the Scottish Ministers’ High Level Output Specification (HLOS). The HLOS is a blueprint aimed at improving performance, reducing journey times and increasing capacity and capability of the Scottish rail network. It sets out a programme of investment in Scotland’s railway to enable Network Rail to operate,... More
    Closed 24 February 2017
  • M90/A90 Trunk Road (Admiralty Interchange to Scotstoun) (Variable Speed Limits and Actively Managed Hard Shoulder) Regulations 2016

    The regulations will allow implementation of Mandatory variable speed limits on the M90 between Admiralty Junction and the new Queensferry Junction to the south of the Queensferry Crossing; and Mandatory variable speed limits on the A90 between the new Queensferry Junction to the south of the Queensferry Crossing and Dalmeny; and Mandatory variable speed limits on the northbound M90 from Masterton Junction to the end of the ITS system already put in place; and An actively managed hard... More
    Closed 23 June 2016
  • Consultation on Seatbelt Requirements for Dedicated School Transport

    To help keep children and young people safe on the school-run, Scottish Ministers have had a long-standing intention to make seatbelts a legal requirement on dedicated school transport. Following the devolution of competence from the UK Parliament to the Scottish Parliament in this area last year, current Scottish Government policy is to bring forward such legislation. Dedicated school transport in this consultation refers to vehicles provided by the council or independent/grant-aided school... More
    Closed 3 June 2016
  • Consultation towards Scotland’s Rail Freight Strategy

    The Scottish Government’s vision is for a competitive, sustainable rail freight sector playing an increasing role in Scotland’s economic growth by providing a safer, greener, and more efficient way of transporting products and materials. We are consulting on a range of issues towards the development of a high level strategy on rail freight in Scotland. The consultation paper primarily focusses on the opportunities and actions for growth in new and existing rail freight markets, the... More
    Closed 22 January 2016
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