Scotland Transport and infrastructure

Swift Read: The Transport Bill transforming local authority powers in Scotland

Summary

New powers for local authorities in Scotland are included in the Transport (Scotland) Bill passed on Thursday 10 October 2019, including powers for councils to bring in bus service improvement partnerships or operating their own bus companies, the introduction of low-emission zones and the introduction of the workplace parking levy. This briefing covers the main points pertinent to local government and will be of interest to elected members and officers with transport and planning responsibilities.

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