Author Archives: Ana Soldatenko

What We Want For Scottish Transport

We are pleased to launch our manifesto setting out our vision of a more sensible transport system for Scotland: For pedestrians and cyclists For public transport passengers For road users We have identified a set of simple measures that outline solutions to some of Scottish transport’s key problems. We feel that all of Scotland’s political…

Transform Scotland new website launched

Transform Scotland is pleased to announce the launch of their new website. It allows everyone interested in greener travel to find up-to-date information on what’s happening in Scotland, what they can do to help, and get easy access to all of Transform Scotland’s research and publications. The website was built and designed by Pete Urwin…

Rail should capture more of East Coast traffic

Commenting on today’s award of the East Coast Main Line franchise to Virgin and Stagecoach (to operate as Virgin Trains East Coast), Transform Scotland rail campaigner Paul Tetlaw said: “Transform Scotland believes that rail could and should capture much more of the travel market from Central Scotland to London. In the past we have worked…

New East Lothian rail stations a forecast success

Transform Scotland have published a Parliamentary briefing issued to all MSPs in advance of 27/11/14 Scottish Parliament debate on reopening of East Linton and Reston railway stations. The briefing (see right) reports on how recently reopening railway lines and stations in Scotland have often had vastly under-estimated forecasts of likely rail patronage. External links: Details…