Views sought on Regional Transport Strategy Cast your mind back to the year 2000 – can you remember how you travelled to, from or within the North East? Travel in our region has transformed in the last 20 years. Back then we had not long said farewell to the green and yellow buses of Grampian Regional Transport. We were eight years away … [Read more...] about What will travel look like in the future?
The transport vision and direction for the north east for the next 20 years enters its last lap. Nestrans' draft Regional Transport Strategy (RTS) will shape transport policies and actions for the period up until 2040. Next week Nestrans Board members will discuss the full draft document along with proposals for a final round of … [Read more...] about North East transport strategy prepares for wide-ranging consultation
The National Transport Strategy for Scotland (NTS2) was published on 5th February 2020. Chair of Nestrans, Councillor Sandra Macdonald, welcomed it's publication. “The National Transport Strategy provides a strong foundation for our developing Regional Transport Strategy. The priorities in the national document are consistent with our vision to … [Read more...] about National Transport Strategy Published
Published in November 2019, this report explores what customers and experts think a lower carbon future of road transport might look like and outline steps that European consumers, industry and government together can take to get there. It provides useful insight on what the 2040 future might hold for autonomous vehicles, connected transport, … [Read more...] about On The Move: Navigating the Future of Road Transport
This research paper on demand management provides background research to inform the development of the RTS. View paper … [Read more...] about Managing demand in the North East
This research paper considers the elements (of transport and planning policies) which have led to City-Regions being regarded as successful and to help the north east to better understand and articulate that the issues faced in our region are similar to those faced by other City-Regions, both in the UK and across the world. It also attempts to … [Read more...] about What makes a successful city region?