Note – on this page the 4-digit number is the year of publication [on most other pages the number stands for year and month, YYMM]
2003/2004 Access Legislation and Access Code – note that access rights must be used ‘responsibly’ i.e. in accordance with the Access Code.
Scottish government policy and/or guidance documents
2010 Cycling by Design html link pdf – “guidance to ensure consistent and appropriate design” for cycle facilities. See also the [year 2008] more locally-produced Cycling Infrastructure: Design Guidance and Best Practice [pdf] by Sestran [South East Scotland Transport Partnership].
2010 Scottish Planning Policy – guidance for councils and others – extremely useful when commenting on planning applications, draft masterplans, etc. Includes section on transport. For a broader picture, the link above also includes other documents dealing with national planning policy.
2010 Designing Streets – Government policy on street design – aiming to create a sense of ‘place.’ For traffic, walking comes first, cycling second, and private motor traffic last [as also in SPP above]. Designing Streets is national policy, so must be used by councils, and can be a material consideration in planning decisions and appeals.
UK legislation, policy or guidance documents applicable in Scotland
Scottish Government research/advice documents
2011 Good Places Better Health for Scotland’s Children [pdf 387k] Report on how to deliver places that nurture good health for children. Excellent section on transport [ch.9].