“I’m delighted to open the Ferries Accessibility Fund for an eighth round of applications, as it’s proved a hugely successful initiative in recent years.” Kevin Stewart, Scottish Transport Minister
The MV Pentalina will be back serving the route from St Margaret’s Hope, Orkney, to Gills Bay on the Scottish mainland from the 18th of April
Night bus services are to operate in Mainland until March 2023. The services are in addition to late night buses already available on the X1 and X10 timetables.
Orkney Islands Councillor John Ross Scott who represents Kirkwall East has welcomed the inquiry into the purchase and ongoing expenses incurred by The Nordic Sea.
Transport accounts for a quarter of Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions, with cars making up almost 40% of transport emissions. – Transport Scotland.
Have Scots reverted to the car or will we continue to cycle and walk in greater numbers than before Covid ?
“This consultation seeks views on the impact on island communities of the introduction of free bus travel throughout Scotland for those under age 22.”
what has happened to The Nordic Sea (seemingly now at Buckie) and what is it going to be used for and when?
Spiralling costs, the safety of using untested technology and the impact on local communities of the loss of well paid jobs were the three main themes to come out yesterday’s Scottish Parliament committee which was looking into HIAL’s Remote Towers Project.
In Scotland it is estimated that there will be 1 million EVs by 2030