Going Electric in the Country

With a lot of the discussion surrounding the adoption of electric vehicles focusing on city and suburban life, Scotland in Motion takes a look at the case for going electric in rural Scotland. This audio feature explores the experiences of two families who live next door to each other in the village of Comrie, Perthshire.…

Edinburgh Gets First All-electric Buses

The capital's bus service today launched four all-electric double-decker buses as part of the move by Edinburgh City Council to establish a Low Emission Zone in the city. Resplendent in bright green livery, the buses will run on the number 10 route, which connects Western Harbour and Bonaly with the city centre. Funded with major…

Prioritise People and Nature Over Cars, Say Reports

Policymakers are too focused on the shift to electric vehicles and must broaden their thinking if they are to deliver a fairer transport system and achieve greater wellbeing, according to a report published by progressive think tank the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). https://videopress.com/v/hXwYG1Ua?loop=true&posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fscotlandinmotion.files.wordpress.com%2F2021%2F07%2Fimg_1443.jpg&preloadContent=metadata The report, entitled All aboard: A plan for fairly decarbonising…