Monthly Archives: October 2015

Pavement parking ban will need to be enforced

We have submitted our response to the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee in response to their call for evidence on the Footpath Parking and Double Parking (Scotland) Bill. In our evidence paper, we assert that the “most important aspect of the proposed prohibitions will be to ensure proper Enforcement by the police and…

Welcome for Glasgow 20mph plans

Glasgow City Council have released very welcome plans to make the whole of Glasgow city centre into a mandatory 20mph zone. They are asking for responses to the proposals by Monday 30 November, and we would encourage people to write in support. Go Bike!, the Strathclyde Cycle Campaign, have more details on their website.

SNP on the slow train to Aberdeen

Letter as submitted to The Press and Journal in advance of the SNP’s conference in Aberdeen (and published in the P&J on 15 October):   Dear Sir We hope that many of the SNP delegates travelling to Aberdeen this week for their annual conference have chosen the sustainable option and used the train. Given the…

Presentation to STSG event

We’ve published the presentation made by Colin Howden to Scottish Transport Studies Group roundtable ‘What should the 2016 transport manifestos say?’, held on 13 October 2015.

Transform debates the National Transport Strategy

John Webster reports: With the Scottish Government carrying out a “Refresh” of the National Transport Strategy, we organised a meeting 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…