Transport

Ullapool jetty
Name of organisation/business: 
Ullapool Harbour Trust
Funding: 
£100,000 from Highland and Moray Fisheries Local Action Group (European Maritime and Fisheries Fund)

The first ever National Islands Plan for Scotland has been laid before the Scottish Parliament for consideration.

The proposed National Islands Plan provides a framework for action in order to meaningfully improve outcomes for Scotland's island communities.

Applications are currently being accepted for a third round of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund.

Public, community and third sector organisations can apply for a share of the £13.25 million of available ERDF and Scottish Government support to help deliver innovative active travel and low carbon transport hubs.

The MaaS (Mobility as a Service) Investment Fund is open for applications.

This fund aims to encourage people out of cars and onto the sustainable public transport network. 

Have your say on the new draft National Transport Strategy for Scotland by taking part in a public consultation.

The National Transport Strategy (NTS2) sets out a vision for the next 20 years and was developed in collaboration with over 60 partner organisations around Scotland.

A community-funded Taxibus service for Woolfords, Auchengray, Tarbrax and the surrounding area has been extended.

These communities have such limited public transport that this part of South Lanarkshire ranks in the top 5% most access deprived communities in Scotland (SIMD Index). 

Visitors can discover the story of Scotland's first Formula One World Champion at a new museum in the Scottish Borders.

The Jim Clark Motorsports Museum in Duns has opened to the public today (11 July 2019). The museum, operated by Live Borders, includes two of Jim Clark’s race cars, new image galleries, film footage, interactive displays and a simulator. There is also expanded exhibition space showcasing memorabilia and the trophy collection.

The 2nd Annual Scottish Rural Transport Convention

JLM & The Connected Places Catapult are delighted to announce the return of the Rural Transport Convention, an event that brings together members of the public, private and third sectors from within and outside Scotland to discuss how we can collaboratively shape transport provision to meet the needs of rural communities and grow the rural economy.

A second round of funding from the Smarter Choices Smarter Places Open Fund is now open for applications.

The fund aims to increase walking, cycling and sustainable travel, including encouraging people to use buses, trams, trains and car share clubs for longer journeys. 

The fund is delivered through Paths for All and has been allocated £2 million from the Scottish Government's active travel budget for 2019/20. 

Pre Interest Registration is open for a £2 million investment fund that will support the testing of the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) concept in Scotland.

MaaS will provide people with easy, digital access to travel information, allowing them to make informed decisions on journey choices. For example, this could include solutions to gather personalised travel requirements into a single travel app or a service to allow unlimited access to multiple transport providers via a monthly user fee.

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