A survey of Scotland’s transport and travel habits has found that satisfaction with public transport has dropped by 10 per cent.
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Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister, has announced plans to mitigate the effects of climate change and reduce Scotland’s carbon emissions with initiatives such as a £500 million investment in bus infrastructure.
In a bid to encourage active transport, Transport for Scotland pledges a further £1.8 million to the development of walking and cycling facilities.
Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, discusses how Scotland is supporting new transport initiatives to combat climate change.
A new National Transport Strategy for Scotland that presents a marked change in the approach to transport for the next 20 years has been published for public consultation.
The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is set to invest £13.25 million in the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund across Scotland, a significant increase in funding from previous years.
In an attempt to connect rural Scotland, new eco-buses will offer an on-demand service picking up and dropping off passengers at safe points along the route rather than pre-determined stops.
The Glasgow Connectivity Commission wants to see £10 billion spent over the next 20 years to improve the connectivity of the whole of Glasgow.
Scotland’s rail transport users will benefit from an account-based smart ticketing system as ScotRail aspires to trial new technology to improve passenger experience.
First Glasgow plans to invest millions in more low-emission vehicles, with additional funding granted from the Scottish Green Bus Fund.
A new, not-for-profit innovation centre in Scotland is at the forefront of intelligent mobility and will facilitate transport sector growth.
First Glasgow and Glasgow City Council are committed to improving the city’s bus services, deploying Euro VI technology vehicles that offer more comfort and are more eco-friendly.
Edinburgh is the first city in the UK to put forward such an ambitious and comprehensive electric vehicle infrastructure business case.
The new ‘stackable’ mode of transport is expected to help reduce congestion and pollution, whilst complementing public transport.