The Remote Towers Project which will see the loss of highly skilled Air Traffic Control jobs from the islands has the full backing of the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity , Michael Matheson.
“The HIAL Board includes no representation from island communities, and it’s clear to me from their decisions and tone to date that they just don’t get it.” Steve Sankey
Kirkwall airport is to become a test centre for different types of low carbon aircraft.
Based at the Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway, a Class 314 car passenger train will be converted and made available by ScotRail.
“New cycle lanes must be created with full regard to pedestrians with sight loss or other mobility issues.”
‘a deck stacked from the start’
These buses, which are currently in development, will see additional autonomous technology installed that enables them to run on selected roads.
“The Bill supports our efforts to make public and sustainable transport the preferred travel options.”
The area where the improvements are taking place was once the site of a seasonal camp dating as far back as the Mesolithic period in 6,000 BC.
“World-class charging infrastructure is critical in developing range confidence and encouraging people to make the switch to electric vehicles.”