These documents present the technical assessment and business case for Mobility Hubs which could form the basis for a funding submission. Studies were carried out for: St Andrews, Leuchars and at planned rail stations at Cameron Bridge and Leven. These documents also examine the costs associated with funding the capital, operating and renewal costs.
Mobility Hubs will be an important tool to support Fife Council as it seeks to meet the aims and objectives outlined in the National Transport Strategy 2 (NTS2), reflected in SEStran’s emerging Regional Transport Strategy (RTS) and in the development of a new Local Transport Strategy (LTS) for Fife. These include reducing inequalities; taking climate action; helping deliver inclusive economic growth; and improving health and wellbeing.
There is a statutory requirement to undertake a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) as part of the development of the draft Regional Transport Strategy. Tis he report has been prepared in accordance with the Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005 (‘the 2005 Act’). The purpose of SEA is to identify, assess and evaluate the likely significant environmental effects of the strategy. A key objective of SEA is to enhance the environmental and wider sustainability performance of the strategy.
This Non-Technical Summary (NTS) of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Environmental Report (ER) has provided a summary of the findings of a SEA carried out in respect of the Draft SEStran Regional Transport Strategy.
The work to develop a new Regional Transport Strategy (RTS) has reached a key milestone. The SEStran Partnership Board approved the draft RTS in October 2021 and the commencement of the statutory consultation period. The draft RTS can be downloaded using the link below and the virtual exhibition and all supporting documents can be accessed on line. Link to Virtual Exhibition Site
As part of the development of the new Regional Transport Strategy, SEStran 2035, there is a requirement to undertake a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in support of the development of the new strategy. The STAG Case for Change Report has been completed and assessed to ensure that full account is being taken of an Environmental Duties and Issues during its development. The RTS Case for Change SEA Environmental Report can be downloaded here.
As part of the development of the new Regional Transport Strategy, SEStran 2035, there is a requirement to undertake a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in support of the development of the new strategy. The first stage of this work is complete and a scoping report has been submit to the SEA Gateway team via The Scottish Government’s SEA Gateway. The scoping report can be viewed here.
SEStran, Sustrans, City of Edinburgh Council and East Lothian Council investigated the feasibility of creating an upgraded cycle link between Musselburgh and Portobello. In 2015 the Strategic Cross Boundary Cycle Development Report identified the B6415/ A199 Musselburgh Harbour as a “missing link” in the active travel opportunities within the Edinburgh area.
The full report and appendices can be downloaded by following the below links.
A study jointly commissioned and funded by SEStran, City of Edinburgh Council and West Lothian Council in 2016 exploring the feasibility of improved active travel infrastructure along the A71 corridor from West Calder to Calder Road in Edinburgh (excluding the urban area of Livingston). Appendices available on request.
This report aims to guide investment in cross-local authority boundary sections of the cycling network, with particular focus on routes suitable for commuters. The approach adopted involves the following key stages: Best Practice Review, Desktop Study and Initial Consultation, Site Audits, Developing of Recommendations and Stakeholder Workshops.