Transport is the lifeblood of a vibrant economy and an inclusive society.

The collaborative society that is SCOTS brings together an exceptional range of people who recognise what that statement means in practice.

The professionalism, knowledge, skills and dedication of our members makes a major contribution to economic, social and health priorities across Scotland through development and coordination of roads and transportation policy, promotion of managerial and technical excellence and the sharing of knowledge.

At a glance

The Scottish Collaboration of Transportation Specialists (SCOTS) is a strategic collaborative body representing Scotland’s 32 local authorities and seven regional transport partnerships. Playing a pivotal role in the design, delivery and maintenance of the nations transport systems, SCOTS contributes to innovation and performance improvement across the network.

We do this through:

  • Influencing transportation policy
  • Developing professionals through training, research, and best practice
  • Enhancing and protecting the built and natural environments
  • Improving safety through innovation and design
  • Identifying ways to move people and goods more sustainably
  • Looking after the nations transport assets

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