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
‘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
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