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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.






Queensferry Crossing Public Transport Strategy parliamentary briefing

Briefing paper sent to the Scottish Parliament's Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee prior to its 08/01/20 evidence session on the Queensferry Crossing Public Transport Strategy.

08 Jan 2020

Buses, Public Transport, Rail, Roads


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


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


National Transport Strategy consultation response

Our response to the Scottish Government's NTS2 consultation.

23 Oct 2019

Fiscal & Pricing, Transport expenditure, Transport Policy


Annual Report 2019

Our Annual Report for the past year.

20 Oct 2019


Transform Scotland annual accounts 2018-19

Our accounts for the past year.

20 Oct 2019


‘Vision 2030: Clean Rail’

Briefing on the decarbonisation of Scotland's railways, launched in advance of September 2019 Programme for Government.

02 Sep 2019

Climate Change, Public Transport, Rail


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


Evidence to the Williams Rail Review

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

31 May 2019

Freight, Rail, Transport Policy


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


#lovemybus campaign Members’ Briefing

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

21 May 2019

Buses, Public Transport, Traffic Reduction


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


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


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


The Progress of the Climate Bill

Briefing from Stop Climate Chaos Scotland

06 May 2019

Climate Change


Infrastructure Commission for Scotland evidence

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

03 May 2019

Transport expenditure, Transport Policy


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


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


Traffic Demand Management Measures

Members session presentation by Michelle Brophy from Transform Scotland

11 Feb 2019

Cars, Traffic Reduction, Transport Policy, Urban transport


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


Creating Walkable Communities in Scotland

Briefing from Paths for All

05 Feb 2019

Active Travel, Transport Policy, Walking


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


Annual accounts 2017-18

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

11 Dec 2018


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


Rethinking transport services to tackle poverty

Briefing from The Poverty Alliance.

06 Nov 2018

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