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Publications

Our campaigns seek to communicate the sustainable transport agenda to the media, politicians at the Scottish Parliament, local government, businesses and the general public, promoting the benefits of sustainable transport to all sectors of our society. To do this, we publish materials on a broad range of transport topics.

Below is a list of a few of our most recent publications. Alternatively, please use the search facility on the right to help you find what you’re looking for.

For information on travelling in Scotland see our Sustainable Travel Information page, which includes details of transport operators in Scotland as well as providing some useful links for planning trips within Scotland, and information on travel between Scotland and the rest of the world.

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Scottish Budget 2017-18

Short briefing paper prepared in advance of the Stage 3 debate on the Scottish Budget 2017-18.

23 Feb 2017

Transport expenditure

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Air Departure Tax Bill – Evidence to Finance and Constitution Committee

Evidence submitted to the Finance and Constitution Committee on the Air Departure Tax Bill.

15 Feb 2017

Aviation, Fiscal & Pricing, Transport & the Economy, Transport Policy

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Draft Third Climate Change Plan – Evidence to the ECCLR Committee

Transform Scotland's evidence paper on the draft third Climate Change Plan, submitted to the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee.

08 Feb 2017

Climate Change

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Draft Third Climate Change Plan – Evidence to the REC Committee

Transform Scotland's evidence paper to the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee on the draft third Climate Change Plan.

08 Feb 2017

Climate Change

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Scottish Budget 2017-18 advance briefing

Advance briefing on Scottish Budget 2017-18.

14 Dec 2016

Transport expenditure

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Inter-City Express Perth brochure

Version of Inter-City Express brochure prepared for Perth audience in November 2016.

13 Nov 2016

Public Transport, Rail

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InterCity West Coast consultation response

Transform Scotland's response to the UK Department for Transport's ‘Future of InterCity West Coast rail franchise’ consultation.

29 Jul 2016

Air-Rail Substitution, Public Transport, Rail

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Annual accounts 2015-16

Transform Scotland's annual accounts for the financial year ended 31 March 2016

08 Jul 2016

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Bus Fair – Getting us to work factsheet

This is the first in our series of factsheets published as part of our Bus Fair campaign.

02 Jun 2016

Air & Noise Pollution, Buses, Public Transport, Traffic Reduction, Transport & the Economy, Transport Policy, Urban transport

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Forth Road Bridge closure evidence to Scottish Parliament

Our evidence paper submitted to the Scottish Parliament's Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee in response to its inquiry 'Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the closure of the Forth Road Bridge' (29 January 2016)

29 Jan 2016

Fiscal & Pricing, Freight, Public Transport, Rail, Roads, Transport expenditure, Transport Policy

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What We Want For Scottish Transport

Transform Scotland brochure setting out key demands that would help pedestrians, cyclists, public transport passengers and road users

27 Jan 2016

Active Travel, Buses, Cars, Cycling, Ferries, Public Transport, Rail, Roads, Streets, Transport expenditure, Transport Policy, Walking

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Delivering the Goods consultation response

Transform Scotland's response to the Scottish Government consultation on rail freight strategy, 22 January 2016

22 Jan 2016

Freight, Transport Policy

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Scottish climate annual targets evidence

Evidence submitted to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) in response to its call for evidence on the Scottich climate change act annual targets

11 Dec 2015

Climate Change

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Time to Reopen the Levenmouth Rail Link

Briefing from Levenmouth Rail Campaign (LMRC) on the campaign for reopening the rail line to Leven and Methil.

09 Dec 2015

Public Transport, Rail, Transport expenditure

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Allen Armstrong presentation to Members’ Session

Data presentation by Allen Armstrong of Levenmouth Rail Campaign (LMRC) to Transform Scotland Members' Session held on Friday 6 November 2015.

10 Nov 2015

Freight, Public Transport, Rail

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Air quality consultation response

Transform Scotland response to Scottish Government consultation 'Air Quality Plans to Meet EU Limit Values for Nitrogen Dioxide (No2) in Scotland'.

05 Nov 2015

Air & Noise Pollution

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Presentation to CPT Conference

Presentation by Transform Scotland director Colin Howden to 03/11/15 CPT Conference held at Cameron House Hotel.

03 Nov 2015

Buses, Transport Policy

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Presentation to SSN conference

Phil Matthews presentation to Sustainable Scotland Network (SSN) conference held in Glasgow on 3 November 2015.

03 Nov 2015

Active Travel, Climate Change, Cycling, Rail, Transport Policy

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Edinburgh Trams briefing from SCDI & Transform Scotland

Briefing prepared by SCDI & Transform Scotland for Councillors of The City of Edinburgh Council released in advance of a council debate later this month.

02 Nov 2015

Public Transport, Trams & Metros

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Footpath Parking and Double Parking (Scotland) Bill

Evidence paper submitted 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.

27 Oct 2015

Active Travel, Cars, Cycling, Social Justice, Streets, Walking

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Presentation to Scottish Transport Studies Group roundtable, 13 October 2015

Presentation by Colin Howden to Scottish Transport Studies Group roundtable 'What should the 2016 transport manifestos say?', held 13 October 2015.

13 Oct 2015

Cycling, Rail, Transport Policy

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National Cycle Network parliamentary briefing

Parliamentary briefing issued in advance of 17/09/15 Scottish Parliament debate on the 20th Anniversary of the National Cycle Network in Scotland.

17 Sep 2015

Active Travel, Cycling

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Annual accounts 2014-15

Transform Scotland's annual accounts for 2014-15

01 Sep 2015

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Annual Report 2015

Transform Scotland's Annual Report for 2015, highlighting some of our principal activities carried out over the past year.

21 Aug 2015

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VED Reform letter to John Swinney

Transform Scotland, Sustrans Scotland, WWF Scotland, Friends of the Earth Scotland, Ramblers Scotland, Paths for All and Living Streets Scotland have written to Scottish Government finance secretary John Swinney on the topic of Vehicle Excise Duty calling for “an approach which reflects Scotland’s world-leading ambition on climate change”.

20 Jul 2015

Cars, Climate Change, Fiscal & Pricing, Transport & the Economy, Transport Policy, Vehicles & Fuels

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