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New Fund to Support Local Bus Services

Almost £94m Investment Announced Graeme has welcomed the announcement of a new grant to support local bus services. The Scottish Government has committed £93.5 million of the 2022-23 Budget to support bus operators, in light of changed travel patterns during pandemic restrictions. This includes £40

Free Bus Travel For Under 22s Goes Live

Under 22s living in Scotland can benefit from free bus travel from today (31 January) through a Scottish Government scheme that has the potential to transform bus travel while supporting children, young people and families. The scheme is open to children and young people with

Scotland Leads International Charge on Transport Decarbonisation

New agreements signed as Under2 Coalition looks to Scotland’s ambitions The Scottish Government has signed five international agreements supporting the global decarbonisation of the transport sector. The agreements signed include: The ‘Further, Faster, Together’ Under2 Coalition Leaders Action Document – committing 100% of light-duty public

Free Bus Travel for Under 22s

61% of young people say public transport central to combatting climate emergency. All under 22s resident in Scotland will have access to free bus travel from 31 January 2022, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed, implementing a commitment agreed with the Scottish Green Party. New

Get Ready Glasgow and Beyond for COP26

Campaign launches to help people plan ahead. Further measures aimed at helping people get ready for COP26 in Glasgow and keeping transport networks moving were announced today with the launch of a public awareness campaign. The campaign is being ‘championed’ by Glasgow’s Duke of Wellington

Levenmouth Rail Link Plans Unveiled

The return of rail services to Levenmouth moved a step closer today with confirmation by Transport Minister Graeme Dey that the line would be double tracked and electrified. Graeme was speaking during a visit to Leven where he also announced the options being taken forward

Tackling the Climate Crisis

First 100 Days: Kickstarting the Green Recovery These are serious times which require serious government and experienced leadership. Covid has posed a massive challenge to the world but the climate emergency has not gone away. We must end Scotland’s contribution to climate change by 2045

What We’re Doing For Disabled People

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for disabled people Our vision is an independent Scotland that is more equitable and inclusive for all. With the full powers of independence, Scotland will have control over the necessary economic and legislative levers to ensure that disabled people can

Rail Fit for the Future

Delivering for Scotland #13: Railway Investment Rail provides vital connections between our cities, our communities, our businesses, and showcases all that Scotland has to offer. The SNP in government has and will continue to support, expand and future-proof our rail infrastructure. The railway is part