In this paper Geoff Riddington argues that greater clarity is needed in the way transport funds are raised and spent for rural railways to be justified. Download here
This paper considers the government’s emerging private finance proposals Download here
This paper from 1991 by Alf Baird looks at proposals for new maritime services in the Forth. Download here
This paper by Tom Hart looks at options for a greener transport future. Download here
This paper was prepared for STSG at a time when privatisation of rail services was being considered in the early 1990s. Many of the issues discussed in it are still […]
This paper was published at a time when the incoming Labour Government was looking to refresh bus policy. David Begg and Colin Smith draw from their experience in the bus […]
Longitudinal studies of transport change are always useful and in this paper Paul Tetlaw of Transform Scotland uses the case of the Oban Line to illustrate the revival of rural […]
The initial report of STSG’s review of the collaborative transport economy is now published (collaboration_v1_1). The review reveals that a root and branch review is needed of Scoittish transport legislation, […]
In this paper for the Jimmy Reid Foundation Alf Baird explains how the financialisation of port infrastructure in Scotland has weakened the competitiveness of trade with Scotland. To maximise revenue […]
STR58 is now published.
Who and what really controls transport systems? This paper follows the money. Most transport investment defines success in terms of more travel not less. There might be much more investment […]
STR57 – Paying for Better Transport is now published.