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Survey on Future Transport Investment

opinionTransport Scotland has a survey on just now with the aim of helping to inform policy makers on  where future spending should be invested.

The survey is open to January 10th 2020.

You can take part in the survey here: Strategic Transport Projects Review 2

The survey is part of The second Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2) and will direct investment over the next 20 years.

The STPR2 aims to

  • help make Scotland more accessible for residents, visitors and businesses
  • create better connectivity with sustainable, smart and cleaner transport options
  • highlight the vital contribution that transport investment can play in enabling and sustaining Scotland’s economic growth.

Click on this link to access the Draft National Transport Strategy the final version will be published on  Thursday 30th January 2020.

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Transport Scotland’s head of strategic transport planning Fiona Brown said:

“This is an exciting time with the new National Transport Strategy nearing completion.  It marks a step-change, with protecting our climate and improving lives at its core.

“The next stage of this work is the Strategic Transport Projects Review, which will inform our transport spending for the next twenty years.  We want to hear people’s opinions on where and how they would like to see this investment focused.

“The survey is open until January 10 and is easy to complete.  We would urge people to get involved and let us know what their priorities are as we move forward in developing the sustainable, inclusive and accessible strategic transport system that we all want to see.”

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