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Publications

Our campaigns 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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The Tourist Duty Presentation

Presentation on The Tourist Duty by Poppy Marples, Transport and Tourism Researcher for Transform Scotland.

12 Dec 2019

Tourism, Urban transport

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The Tourist Duty

In this report, we explore the rationale for introducing a Transient Visitor Levy (TVL), present case studies of TVL schemes across Europe, set out results of a survey of Edinburgh residents’ views on how TVL revenue should be invested, and make policy recommendations for the Scottish Government and Scottish Local Authorities.

02 Dec 2019

Active Travel, Buses, Cycling, Fiscal & Pricing, Public Transport, Tourism, Traffic Reduction, Urban transport, Walking

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National Transport Strategy consultation response

Our response to the Scottish Government's NTS2 consultation.

23 Oct 2019

Fiscal & Pricing, Transport expenditure, Transport Policy

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Annual Report 2019

Our Annual Report for the past year.

20 Oct 2019

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Transform Scotland annual accounts 2018-19

Our accounts for the past year.

20 Oct 2019

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Choosing bus, for our health

Essential evidence prepared for the #lovemybus campaign on the health benefits that come from bus use.

29 Jul 2019

Buses, Public Transport, Smarter Choices

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Evidence to the Williams Rail Review

Transform Scotland's written evidence to the DfT Williams Rail Review

31 May 2019

Freight, Rail, Transport Policy

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Evidence to the Just Transition Commission

Transform Scotland's submitted evidence to the Just Transition Commission.

29 May 2019

Active Travel, Buses, Climate Change, Public Transport, Rail, Transport Policy, Walking

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#lovemybus campaign Members’ Briefing

Briefing prepared for Transform Scotland members on our #lovemybus campaign.

21 May 2019

Buses, Public Transport, Traffic Reduction

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Evidence to the REC Committee on Workplace Parking Levy

Transform Scotland's submission to the REC Committee on amendments to the Transport Bill related to Workplace Parking Levy

15 May 2019

Cars, Roads, Traffic Reduction, Transport Policy

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Response to the UK CCC advice

Transform Scotland's written response to the UK CCC advice on Net Zero.

14 May 2019

Climate Change, Transport Policy

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Air Passenger Duty — parliamentary briefing from SCCS & Transform

Parliamentary briefing issued jointly by Stop Climate Choas Scotland & Transform Scotland ahead of the 08/05/19 parliamentary debate on Air Departure Tax (ADT) / Air Passenger Duty (APD).

08 May 2019

Aviation, Climate Change

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The Progress of the Climate Bill

Briefing from Stop Climate Chaos Scotland

06 May 2019

Climate Change

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Infrastructure Commission for Scotland evidence

Our response to the Infrastructure Commission for Scotland's call for evidence.

03 May 2019

Transport expenditure, Transport Policy

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Presentation on the Transport Bill

Presentation on the Transport Bill from Alex Quayle, Senior Policy Officer at Sustrans Scotland.

09 Apr 2019

Active Travel, Buses, Public Transport, Roads, Traffic Reduction, Transport Policy

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An update on the Transport Bill

Briefing from Chris Day, Policy Advisor for Transform Scotland

26 Mar 2019

Active Travel, Buses, Cars, Cycling, Public Transport, Roads, Traffic Reduction, Transport Policy

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Traffic Demand Management Measures

Members session presentation by Michelle Brophy from Transform Scotland

11 Feb 2019

Cars, Traffic Reduction, Transport Policy, Urban transport

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The UK Transport policy menu: Roads, roads, and a dash of multi-modalism

Presentation by Professor Adrian Davis from Napier TRI.

05 Feb 2019

Cars, Public Transport, Roads, Traffic Reduction

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Creating Walkable Communities in Scotland

Briefing from Paths for All

05 Feb 2019

Active Travel, Transport Policy, Walking

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George Street & New Town consultation

Transform Scotland's response to The City of Edinburgh Council's consultation on George Street and the New Town.

25 Jan 2019

Active Travel, Cycling, Streets, Urban transport, Walking

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Annual accounts 2017-18

Transform Scotland's Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2018.

11 Dec 2018

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City of Edinburgh Council — Trams to Newhaven consultation response

Transform Scotland's response to the City of Edinburgh Council's consultation on extending the Edinburgh Trams to Newhaven.

06 Nov 2018

Public Transport, Trams & Metros, Urban transport

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Rethinking transport services to tackle poverty

Briefing from The Poverty Alliance.

06 Nov 2018

Fiscal & Pricing, Public Transport, Smarter Choices, Social Justice

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Transform Scotland Annual Report 2018

The Transform Scotland Annual Report for 2018.

29 Oct 2018

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Transport Bill — evidence to REC Committee

Transform Scotland's evidence to the Scottish Parliament's Rural Economy & Connectivity Committee on the Transport (Scotland) Bill.

28 Sep 2018

Buses, Fiscal & Pricing, Public Transport, Transport Policy

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