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  • New Transport Minister views Winter preparations

    Newly appointed Minister for Transport, Derek Mackay, has visited the National Traffic Control Centre in South Queensferry today (Thurs 26 Nov) to see the extensive Winter preparations that have been taking place across the last few months

    Thu 27/Nov/2014
  • Minister Launches Active Travel Vision

    Transport Minister Keith Brown has unveiled the Scottish Government’s long term vision for active travel in Scotland to 2030.

    The vision aims to encourage more people to walk and cycle for everyday shorter journeys.

    It focuses on areas such as infrastructure, transport integration, cultural and behaviour change, community ownership and planning.

    The vision was developed jointly by active travel stakeholders, and Ministers.

    Transport Minister Keith Brown said:

    Thu 20/Nov/2014
  • £10 Million Investment for A96 Bottleneck

    Work to remove a notorious bottleneck on the A96 in the north-east of Scotland moved closer today with the award of a multi-million pound contract.

    Worth around £10 million, the contract to deliver the construction work at the Inveramsay Bridge will be awarded to Balfour Beatty, subject to the satisfactory completion of a mandatory standstill period. Work is expected to get underway in  the coming weeks.

    Wed 19/Nov/2014
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