SEStran have commenced the development of a new Regional Transport Strategy (RTS) for the South east of Scotland Region and have appointed Stantec UK Ltd to provide consultancy support in its development.
Development of a new RTS
There is a process to be followed to ensure that appropriate consultation and necessary statutory assessments are undertaken. Further detail on the process and key stages is available.
Consultation – Engagement Strategy
A consultation strategy has been identified and details of this and the consultation timescales is available.
RTS Case for Change
The STAG Case for Change stage of the RTS development is now completed and the report is available to download below. The associated Equalities Duties Report and SEA environmental Report which have informed the development of the STAG case for Change are also avaible to download.
As part of the ongoing consultation your views and comments on the Case for Change are welcome. The link below will take you to a very short survey and give you a chance to feedback on the work undertaken to date. The survey will close at midnight on Monday 26 July.
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
SEStran has as statutory duty to undertake a SEA as it develops the new Regional Transport Strategy. More information on how we will meet this duty is available.
Equalities Impact Assessment
SEStran also has as statutory duty to undertake an Equalities Impact Assessment and consider a number of other equalities duties as it develops the new Regional Transport Strategy. More information on how we will meet this duty is available.
Statutory Consultation on Draft Regional Transport Strategy