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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.

Transport Scotland — A720 Sheriffhall Roundabout consultation

31 January 2020

Transport Scotland published Draft Orders and an Environmental Statement for the A720 Sheriffhall Roundabout scheme. To respond to the consultation, read the Draft Orders, and view the material presented at the Public Exhibition, please visit the

Edinburgh Airport — Eastern Access Road Consultation

31 January 2020

Edinburgh Airport has launched a consultation on the Eastern Access Road proposals. The proposals are for a new road to Edinburgh Airport from the Gogar Roundabout. The Edinburgh Airport website does not give a deadline to the consultation. To respond to the consultation and find out more about the proposals please visit the

Scottish Green Party — Say No to Sheriffhall Spaghetti Junction — Action Alert

31 January 2020

Transport Scotland are asking for consultation responses by 31 January on the Sheriffhall expansion. We have a separate alert calling for responses to the Transport Scotland consultation which you can find here. The Scottish Gre...

Scottish Law Commission — automated vehicles consultation

03 February 2020

The Scottish Law Commission is working with the Law Commission of England and Wales on the second consultation paper reviewing the UK’s regulatory framework for the safe deployment of automated vehicles. The Law Commissions’ task is to provide a legal framework which can remain effective in the face of vehicles that may no longer incl...

Glasgow City Council — South West City Way Extension

03 February 2020

Glasgow City Council has launched a consultation on the South West City Way Extension. The online questionnaire allows members of the public to view proposed plans for the project online and make comment. The deadline for responses is Monday 3 February 2020. To respond to the consultation please visit the

Committee on Climate Change — Sixth Carbon Budget Call For Evidence

05 February 2020

The Committee on Climate Change has launched a new Call for Evidence to inform its advice to the UK Government on the Sixth Carbon Budget, due to be published in September 2020. The Sixth Carbon Budget, required under the Climate Change Act, will provide ministers with the Committee’s recommendation on the level of greenhouse gases the ...

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee — construction and procurement of ferry vessels in Scotland — Call for evidence

07 February 2020

The Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee has launched a call for evidence on the construction and procurement of ferry vessels in Scotland. The remit of the inquiry is to identify and address current and future challenges and opportunities in the procureme...

Aberdeen City Council — Active Travel Action Plan Refresh

14 February 2020

Aberdeen City Council has launched a consultation to collect views on refreshing the current Active Travel Action Plan. Given that the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route is now complete and is beginning to influence traffic patterns and flows, coupled with the fact that the current Action Plan is halfway through its cycle, this is an oppor...

Transport Scotland — Scotland’s Low Emission Zones

24 February 2020

Transport Scotland has launched a new consultation on regulations and guidance for Scotland’s Low Emission Zones (LEZs). This second consultation on Scotland’s LEZs seeks views on enforcement, penalties, national exemptions and more as the Scottish Government seeks to ensure consistency in how LEZs operate across Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee a...

City of Edinburgh Council — Edinburgh Talks Climate Citizen Survey

29 February 2020

The City of Edinburgh Council are consulting to understand the level of support for actions that can be taken to tackle climate change by key partners and individuals. They are also looking to understand what barriers prevent organisations and individual citizens making changes that would benefit our environment. The deadline for response...