Monthly Archives: September 2015

National Cycle Network 20th anniversary celebrated at Parliament

The Scottish Parliament will this lunchtime (Thursday 17 September) debate the 20th Anniversary of the National Cycle Network in Scotland. In advance of the debate, we have issued a parliamentary briefing highlighting the role of the NCN in promoting cycle tourism in Scotland. Colin Howden, Director of Transform Scotland said: “Our 2013 research report, The…

Borders Rail gives hope for other stranded communities

NEWS RELEASE Friday 4 September 2015 BORDERS RAILWAY RE-OPENING: Success of the Campaign for Borders Rail gives hope for other stranded communities to rejoin the rail network Transform Scotland [1] has today (Friday 4th) responded to the imminent re-opening of the Borders Railway from Edinburgh to Tweedbank, just beyond Galashiels, by welcoming this major addition…

Transform debates the National Transport Strategy

With the Scottish Government carrying out a “Refresh” of the National Transport Strategy, we thought it’d be worth asking some of our Member groups to debate how the Strategy could be improved, and what the next Scottish Government administration — whatever party or parties end up forming it — can do to make place sustainable…