Monthly Archives: September 2016

Scottish Government urged to boost investment in cycling

Transform Scotland today signed a letter to Finance Secretary Derek Mackay MSP to call for more investment in cycling and cycle infrastructure. The letter, signed by a number of third sector organisations, was sent in response to the recent statistics published by the Scottish Government which showed that journeys made by bike in Scotland have fallen to 1.2%. The…

Airport expansion plans pose threat to action on climate change

Transform Scotland today responded to Edinburgh Airport’s Airspace Change Programme public consultation. The consultation focuses on the Airport’s plans to alter the flight paths used on approach and when leaving Edinburgh Airport, as well as proposed changes to the technology used in handling flights. We have several concerns over the proposals put forward by Edinburgh…

Advisors wanted to inform our research

We are in the process of forming a Research Advisory Group to help assist and advise when undertaking research projects (particularly at the preliminary project scoping phase). The group would not generally meet in person, butwould rather involve virtual communication (e.g. providing input into research project specifications and research methods). Transform Scotland undertakes research for…

Notice of Transform Scotland 2016 Annual General Meeting

To: All representatives of Transform Scotland member groups: Hello I am delighted to invite you to join us on Thursday 27 October for our 2016 Annual General Meeting. The event will be held at the European Room, City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh. I am very grateful to Cllr Lesley Hinds for hosting the event. The…

Transform responds to call for evidence on Brexit

Transform Scotland has recently submitted evidence to the Scottish Parliament on the potential impact of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. The response  identifies areas in which the EU has made an effective contribution to tackling problems in transport and highlights the potential risks for transport in Scotland upon leaving the EU. To…