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Consultation response - Scottish Building Regulations - Proposed changes
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28 October 2021

This consultation response comments on proposed changes to Scottish Building Standards, specifically the proposals for electric vehicle charging infrastructure. In our submission, we comment on the need to ensure charging infrastructure is provided for electric bikes, recognising the important role these bikes have to play in reducing climate emissions and helping to meet climate objectives.

Consultation response - Penalty Charge Notices for Parking Enforcement
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10 September 2021

This consultation response comments on Scottish Government proposals on how best to amend the current system of penalty charges for parking contraventions, in particular for pavement parking, parking at dropped kerbs, and double parking, and is seeking views Government’s existing guidance on penalty charge levels and also the amount of the penalty charge for the new parking prohibitions which in the future will be set out in regulations.

Consultation response - City of Edinburgh Council draft Climate Strategy
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10 September 2021

This consultation response comments on City of Edinburgh Council’s draft Climate Strategy, which outlines how the council will work to deliver a net zero, climate ready capital city by 2030. In our submission, we comment on the overall vision, principles and actions of the draft strategy, as well on the proposals for net-zero emissions from transport.

Consultation response - Workplace Parking Licensing Regulations and Guidance
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6 September 2021

This consultation response comments on proposed regulations and guidance for Workplace Parking Licensing (WPL) in Scotland, including the regulatory framework and supporting guidance which will underpin local authorities’ WPL schemes.

Annual Cycling Monitoring Report 2021
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17 August 2021

This report includes data from January 2011 to March 2021, providing a national picture of cycling behaviour, road safety, access to bikes and attitudes to cycling as well as snapshots of cycling at a local level.

Consultation response - Traffic Regulation Orders
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5 August 2021

This consultation response comments on proposed changes to Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) procedures in Scotland, including proposals on changes to procedures for Experiential TROs (ETROs), loading and loading restrictions, and redetermination orders.

Consultation response - Proposal for regulation of Local Place Plans
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18 June 2021

This consultation response comments on proposals for regulations for Local Place Plans in Scotland. Local Place Plans offer the opportunity for a community-led, yet collaborative, approach to creating local places and are based on the Place Principle.

Consultation response - SPT Regional Transport Strategy Case for Change
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18 June 2021

This consultation response comments on the SPT Regional Transport Strategy Case for Change report, which sets out a new Vision and proposed targets for the SPT region. 

Consultation response - Strategic Transport Projects Review 2: Phase 1 Report Recommendations
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31 March 2021

This consultation response comments on the Phase 1 report of the Strategic Transport Projects Review 2 (STPR2), and outlines a series of themes and recommendations, for transport infrastructure investment in Scotland.

Consultation response - Highway Code - high speed roads and motorways
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30 March 2021

This consultation response comments on the proposed recommended changes to the Highway Code for motorways and high speed roads. In our response, we note and comment on the proposed changes to the rules on tailgating, road works and approaching junctions.

Consultation response - Scottish Law Commission Automated Vehicles Regulatory Framework
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19 March 2021

We believe that automated vehicles should have as a minimum a user-in-charge at all times. The user-in-charge should be deemed an active user and should be held accountable, in the same way a driver would in a conventional vehicle. Automated vehicles pose significant negative safety risks for people cycling, and the safety concerns of people cycling, and other vulnerable road users, have not been considered with regards to automated vehicles.

Cycling Friendly funding allocated in 2020/2021
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11 March 2021

A combined total of £1,795,136 has been awarded to 173 organisations across Scotland to improve facilities and support increased cycling and active travel.

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