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See below for a list of consultations, campaigns and online actions.

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See Scottish Government, Transport Scotland,  UK Department for Transport and European Commission websites for details of other current consultations.


Scottish Government – National Transport Strategy Review consultation

31 March 2017

The Scottish Government and Transport Scotland are welcoming comments from the public on the proposed National Transport Strategy (NTS) Review. They are keen to hear views on the key themes of the revised NTS and what the future of Scotland’s transport system should look like. The consultation is open until 31 March 2017....


Ask your MP to support a Frequent Flyer Levy

31 March 2017

Campaign for Better Transport are promoting this Westminster parliamentary motion. ...


Travelling around Aberdeen after the AWPR opens

31 March 2017

We were an objector the Aberdeen western bypass, and are not convinced, as claimed by this consultation, that road traffic levels will be reduced (in anything but perhaps the short-term) by massive road construction on the edge of the city. (Indeed, our reading of the evidence on this would suggest the converse.) However, the road is appr...


Scottish Government — Scottish Planning System consultation

04 April 2017

In 2015 Ministers commissioned an independent panel to undertake a review of the planning system. The review included opportunities to get involved through both written and oral evidence and an online discussion forum. Since then the Government have been working to explore potential changes to the planning system. The Government are welc...


City of Edinburgh Council – Active travel improvements in Davidson’s Mains Park

07 April 2017

Edinburgh Council are consulting on improvements to conditions for walking and cycling in Davidson’s Mains Park. The consultation is open to all members of the public and can be found here. The consultation ends ...


Dumfries & Galloway Council – Local Development Plan 2

24 April 2017

Dumfries & Galloway Council are consulting on the second phase of the Local Development Plan. This is a good opportunity to call for improvements for sustainable transport in Dumfries & Galloway. The deadline for responses is 24 April. To read the Main Issues Report, see


Edinburgh Airport – Airspace Change Programme

30 April 2017

Edinburgh Airport have launched the second stage of their Airspace Change Programme. The Programme sets out proposals for changes to the flight paths used at present around Edinburgh Airport. The second stage of consultation “You Spoke and We Listened” material presents a range of proposed new flight paths which claims to have...


Stirling Council — Park and Choose survey

01 May 2017

As part of Transport Scotland’s Low Carbon Travel & Transport (LCTT) Programme, Stirling Council are looking at the potential for a new and improved pilot travel hub.  This concept would then have the ability to be rolled out across the Council are...


Falkirk Council – Local Development Plan 2

05 May 2017

Falkirk Council are consulting on the second Local Development Plan. The Development Plan covers many aspects relevant to sustainable transport, including infrastructure, town centres, green space and sustainable growth. The deadline for responses is 5 May. To respond to the consultation, see


Scottish Energy Strategy

30 May 2017

The Scottish Government are consulting on their draft Energy Strategy. The Strategy sets out targets for decarbonising energy supply in Scotland, including a target of 50% of energy for transport to be sourced from renewables by 2030. The deadline for responding to the consultation is 30 May. To read the Strategy, see


Shut the M8 to traffic for a day and let us have a party!

31 December 2017

Campaign by Carfree Glasgow: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/shut-the-m8-to-traffic-for-a-day-and-let-us-have-a-party ...