Society of Chief Officers of Transportation in Scotland
Transportation is the lifeblood of a vibrant economy and an inclusive society. As a strategic body representing Scotland's 32 local authorities and seven Regional Transport Partnerships, SCOTS has a pivotal role to play in the design, delivery and maintenance of the nation's various transport systems.
It does that through:
Promoting excellence and innovation
Influencing transportation policy
Identifying ways to move people and goods more sustainably
Enhancing and protecting the built and natural environments
Looking after the nation's transport assets
Improving safety through innovation and design
Developing professionals through training, research and best practice.
Where does SCOTS stand on the big issues affecting the future of transportation in Scotland? This zone explains our position on road network condition, public transport, flooding, climate change, winter maintenance and street lighting.