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

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

City of Edinburgh Council — Bus Lane Operational Hours

22 November 2019

The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking views on changing the times that general traffic can use bus lanes to make it faster for people to travel by bus and want to hear your views. Currently, most bus lanes on the main roads of Edinburgh are closed to general traffic Monday to Friday during peak hours only (7.30 to 9.30 and 16.00 to 18....

City of Edinburgh Council — Proposed Sunday Parking Restrictions

26 November 2019

The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking views on proposals to change the TRO to extend the operating hours of parking controls in the city centre so that parking restrictions and parking places operate on Sunday afternoons. Under current plans, parking restrictions will be in operations from 12:30-18:30 on Sundays from 2020. The deadline...

Scottish Government –The Principles of a Local Discretionary Transient Visitor Levy

02 December 2019

The Scottish Government are consulting on the principles of legislation with regard to a Transient Visitor Levy or ‘Tourist Tax’. The consultation particularly focuses on ensuring the legislation: Supports the continuing success of the tourism industry in Scotland; Provides the powers that are needed for local a...

Scottish Government — The role of Public Sector Bodies in tackling climate change

04 December 2019

The Scottish Government are consulting on how to end the public sector’s contribution to climate change. Specifically, the consultation is looking at how the Public Sector Climate Change Reporting Duties should be revised to support that, and how Scottish Government and the wider public sector can work together to make a step-change in del...

Fife Council — Let’s talk… about transporting people

31 December 2019

Fife Council are seeking views on whether they could do anything differently to meet people’s needs and get the best possible value from limited budgets in transport. Through a series of conversations between now and September 2020 Fife Council will look to discuss: what’s already working well; what opportunities and constraints are o...

Scottish Law Commission — automated vehicles consultation

16 January 2020

The Scottish Law Commission is working with the Law Commission of England and Wales on the second consultation paper reviewing the UK’s regulatory framework for the safe deployment of automated vehicles. The Law Commissions’ task is to provide a legal framework which can remain effective in the face of vehicles that may no longer incl...

Glasgow City Council — City Centre Strategic Development Framework 2050 consultation

17 January 2020

Glasgow City Council is seeking views on the City Centre Strategic Development Framework 2050. The CCSDF 2050 proposes a number of strategic interventions under the City Development Plan themes to make the centre more ‘Vibrant, Liveable, Connected, Green and Resilient.’ As such, it includes key moves to make the centre a more people-f...