When it comes to deciding what is the most environmentally friendly mode things are never simple. A person walking from Inveness to Edinburgh would consume and emit vastly more carbon […]
With the publication of the Labour manifesto, the main political parties have all set out their stalls for the 5 May election. STSG had sent the think piece “STR58 – […]
Economic shocks, climate change, techology and social change are all set to change transport radically over the next decade. Is Scottish transport prepared for this? Share your thoughts and comments […]
The choice of where to travel to live, shop, visit or work is heavily dependent on transport but there is potential for better consideration of locational impacts from transport improvements. […]
By Geoff Mawdsley, Director, Reform Scotland In its report in October 2013, ‘Pay-as-you-drive: the road to a better future’, Reform Scotland proposed a new and better way of charging people […]
Lessons from Sweden from Prof Tom Rye, measuring the performance of public transport by Christain Schmidt, and the changing function of taxis in the economy by Moira Weir were three […]
It is often said that the best way to predict the future is to shape it. For many years there have been ambitious forecasts for travel growth which have helped […]
Market reports from Portland Fuel say that: February 2016 – “Aberdeen is now a world leader in so many more areas than simply oil extraction………….wind-power, cabling and communications, geological surveys, […]
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.
Clearer Responsibility for Vulnerable Road Users is Needed – The Case for Change and a Call for Evidence
This week saw the first meeting of the Roadshare Steering group which has been set up to campaign that there should be ‘presumed liability’ for motor vehicle drivers in the […]
Where next for Scotland’s bus industry?