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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.


Citizens Advice Scotland — Survey on bus services

22 October 2017

Citizens Advice Scotland have launched a survey entitled ‘Your Bus, Your Say’ to help improve public transport in Scotland. Public transport is a priority for the Scottish Government with a new Transport Bill being introduced in 2018. By launching a public survey nationally, and the citizens advice bureaux running local...


Aberdeenshire Council — Town Centres Parking Survey

31 October 2017

Aberdeenshire Council are consulting on whether to take responsibility from Police Scotland for on-street parking. Aberdeenshire Council is currently responsible for the operation of public car parks in towns and villages across Aberdeenshire, while ‘On-Street’ parking enforcement remains the responsibility of Police Scotland. ...


East Lothian Council — Haddington Town Centre Design Project

01 November 2017

The Haddington Town Centre Design Project Steering Group invites you to help shape new design proposals for our town centre, ones that will benefit the whole town. Over the coming months (August – October) detailed public realm design proposals for Haddington Town Centre are being developed, focus...


ECCLR Committee — Call for Evidence on Draft Budget

03 November 2017

The Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committtee have launched a Call for Evidence on the Draft Scottish Budget. The yearly budget process requires all committees to consider the draft budgets relevant to their particular remits and to report to the Finance Committee. While the Draft Budget is not expected to be laid until later...


Scottish Government — Concessionary fares consultation

17 November 2017

The Scottish Government is launching this Consultation to seek your views on the concessionary travel scheme for older and disabled people (“the Scheme”).   The Government aims to provide free bus travel for those who need it the most, and therefore want to look at options to ensure the longer-term sustainability of the s...


Scottish Government/Transport Scotland — Building Scotland’s Low Emission Zones consultation

28 November 2017

The Scottish Government’s Programme for Government revealed that LEZs will be established in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee by 2020. The Scottish Government is now consulting on Low Emission Zones. The consultation paper sets out the proposed arrangements and options to deliver a consistent approach to designing, building a...


The Future of Smart Ticketing in Scotland

05 December 2017

Transport Scotland is consulting on smart ticketing, with a deadline for responses of 5 December 2017. Smart ticketing is an important element of a modern public transport system and is increasingly prevalent in major cities and countries around ...


Local Bus Services in Scotland – Improving the Framework for Delivery

05 December 2017

Transport Scotland is consulting on bus services, with a deadline for responses of 5 December 2017. ...


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 ...


Clackmannanshire Council Active Travel Survey

30 April 2018

Clackmannanshire Council is currently working on a number of active travel projects to encourage walking and cycling in and  around Clackmannanshire. The Council like to know what you think about the walking and cyling network in Clackmannanshire and how that network is promoted. The deadline for this survey is 30 April 2018. T...