Spotlight on Rural & Islands Transport Report 2022

SRITC submitted this report to the Scottish Government's rural directorate in June 2022. The report was prepared in response to the launch of the National Transport Strategy 2 Delivery Plan (NTS2) consultation phase and contains the findings that emerged from 3 virtual workshops convened and faciliated by SRITC between March and April 2022.  

The full report can be downloaded here and concludes by presenting six "Big Asks" of the Scottish Government. 

  • Ask 1 - An Integrated Rural & Islands Mobility Plan
  • Ask 2 - A Rural and Islands Transport Innovation Fund
  • Ask 3 - A Rural & Islands Transport Leadership Group
  • Ask 4 - A Rural & Islands Transport Procurement Framework
  • Ask 5 - A Sustainable Rural Transport STEM challenge
  • Ask 6 - A Rural & Islands Open Data Framework

Scottish Transport Statistics 2021 - Key Rural Insights

The Scottish Government have published their latest report on annual transport statistics. We've created a little infographic that captures these statistics and paints a clear and compelling picture of the realities of travel in Scotland's rural and islands communities.

You can view and download the infographic here

Please share it widely as its insights like these that strenghten the case for further innovation and investments in rural transport. 

LinkedIn Group

To enable people from all over the world to chat about rural, islands and innovation we created a LinkedIn group calledRural and Islands Transport Innovation Group which you can join. The audience is global and a great way to share and learn.

YouTube Channel

We have created a YouTube channel to share and store the Virtual Cafes that take place. 

SRITC Social Channels

With the team expanding we now have more of a presence online so please check out and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok. Feel free to tag us in your posts or stories and to add the hashtags #WeAreSRITC and #SRITC2022 so we can share them!

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