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Here is our diary of sustainable transport, and related, events.
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Edinburgh Council — Tram extension public information events

21 April 2018

In September 2017 the council took a decision to move on to Stage 2 of the proposal to extend the tramline from York Place to Newhaven in a £165 million project. While there is no final decision about the tram extension, the Council is carefully moving forwards towards taking a final step later this year. The


Living Streets Scotland — Streets for Everyone event

26 April 2018

Living Streets Scotland is pleased to offer a free half-day event on for people who would like to explore approaches to making streets inclusive and accessible for disabled people by involving local communities. The event takes place at The Council Building, 2 High Street, Perth on 26 April between 11:30 – 14:30. The event w...


Levenmouth Rail Campaign Conference

27 April 2018

The Levenmouth Rail Campaign is holding a conference on 27 April. This conference is for all elected members, rail professionals, business people and local supporters who want to see the reinstatement of the Leven rail link between Leven and Thornton, thus providing direct rail services to Edinburgh. The aim of the conference is to...


Transform Scotland Members’ Session — Transport Bill with Chris Day

27 April 2018

After a short break, we are pleased to announce the reinstatement of our monthly Members’ Sessions! For the first Members’ Session of the year, Chris Day, Policy Adviser at Transform Scotland will present a talk on the upcoming Transport Bill. The Transport Bill is expected to come into force later this year and offers an oppo...


SAPT (Scottish Association for Public Transport) AGM

28 April 2018

SAPT’s AGM is being held on Saturday 28 April from 10.30 am in AK Bell Library, 17 York Place, Perth. The meeting starts at 11am with talk from Alex Hynes, MD of the ScotRail Alliance, followed by a presentation to tourist train design which may spark ideas for Scotland. AGM Business Meeting follows at 12.1...


Pedal on Parliament — Edinburgh, Inverness, Aberdeen

28 April 2018

Pedal on Parliament returns in 2018, this year taking place in Edinburgh, Inverness and Aberdeen. Pedal on Parliament is an annual demo for people who want to see Scotland become a place where active travel is safe and enjoyable for everyone, whether they cycle or not. Among other things, Pedal on Parliament is asking the Scottish ...


CRAG — AGM and public talk from Alex Hynes (ScotRail)

03 May 2018

CRAG will be holding their AGM on Thursday 3 May. They are pleased to welcome Alex Hynes, Managing Director of ScotRail, to present a talk following the AGM. The meeting will take place at 7.30 p.m. in the Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2JL. All welcome. For more details, please see the


Transform Scotland Members’ Session — National Transport Strategy Review with Heather Cowan (Transport Scotland)

24 May 2018

May’s Members’ Session will take place on Thursday 24 May between 15:30 – 17:00 at our office at Thorn House. This month we’re pleased to welcome Heather Cowan, Head of Transport Strategy at Transport Scotland, to discuss the National Transport Strategy Review. The Scottish Government announced a review of t...


National Active Travel Conference 2018

30 May 2018

The 2018 Active Travel Conference takes place on 30th May at Perth Concert Hall to celebrate ten years of the conference, looking back at achievements over the last decade, and looking forward to what can be achieved over the next ten years. Young people take centre stage at the conference to celebrate Year of Young ...


Spokes public meeting — City Centre Transformation

13 June 2018

Edinburgh City’s Transformation Project aims to “prioritise access for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport users” in the city centre. Glasgow City’s Connectivity Commission seeks to “get more people onto public transport, walking and cycling” in the city centre. Both see these transport measures as central to an improv...


Scottish Transport Awards

14 June 2018

Now in its 16th year, the prestigious Scottish Transport Awards 2018 brings together the transport community to recognise and celebrate industry achievements across Scotland. Supported by the Scottish Government and Transport Scotland, this year’s ceremony will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow on 14th June 2018


Aviation Campaigners Conference

16 June 2018

The Aviation Communities Forum Campaigners Conference will be held on Saturday 16th June at Central Methodist Church, St Saviourgate, York YO1 8NQ. Please RSVP at <johnstewart2@btconnect.com> by 18th May at the latest if you plan to attend. The venue holds a max...


Transform Scotland Members’ Session — Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2)

28 June 2018

We’re pleased to be holding June’s Members’ Session on 28 June at our office in Thorn House, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh. This Members’ Session will focus on the upcoming Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2). Further details TBC. To reserve your space, please email <jamie.wylie@transformscotlan...


Pedal for Scotland

09 September 2018

Pedal for Scotland returns in 2018 on 9th September. There are three challenges: The Classic Challenge (45 miles, Glasgow to Edinburgh) The Big Belter (93 miles, Glasgow to Edinburgh) The Wee Jaunt (10 miles, Linlithgow to Royal Highland Centre) For more information and to sign up, please see


Napier TRI — 4th Annual Electric Vehicle Event

10 October 2018

Edinburgh Napier TRI’s fourth annual Electric Vehicle Event takes place on Wednesday 10th October. Issues addressed will include the increase in EVs, infrastructure, demands on power supply and health and air quality.  TRI are engaging with user groups, DNOs, other academic institutions, research and development bodies, councils an...


Cycling Scotland annual conference

05 November 2018

Save the date — Cycling Scotland’s annual Conference takes place on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 November! This year’s Conference sets its sights on Dundee, and will bring together over 200 professionals, campaigners, volunteers and national and local politicians to share experiences, learn from each other and network to help s...