Transport Scotland

Transport Scotland is the national transport agency for Scotland. Transport underpins how Scotland works and performs. Through the development of transport projects and policies we support our businesses, communities and services, connecting people across Scotland and beyond.

FORS - Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme that aims to improve fleet activity throughout the UK and beyond.

FORS encompasses all aspects of safety, fuel efficiency, vehicle emissions and improved operations. FORS helps fleet operators to measure and monitor performance and adopt best practice. It is open to any company operating a fleet including vans, lorries, mini-buses and coaches and to the organisations that award contracts to those operators.

Energy Saving Trust

Energy Saving Trust appreciate that businesses are under constant pressure to keep costs down and, increasingly, to meet environmental objectives.

Funded by Transport Scotland, Energy Saving Trust can offer a range of different initiatives to make your business transport as efficient as possible.

Since April 2015 we have provided tailored, expert advice to more than 890 Scottish organisations, completed 295 sustainable transport reviews providing recommendations that could lead to annual savings of at least £5 million and 10,043 tonnes of CO2.

The Scottish Transport Emissions Partnership (STEP) is a collaborative Air Quality group that provides technical support to Scottish organisations working to address poor air quality caused by emissions from road transport.

The Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM)

The Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM) is the professional body that represents air quality professionals in the UK.

We act as the authoritative voice of air quality by maintaining, enhancing and promoting the highest standards of working practices in the field and for the professional development of those who undertake this work by producing useful and timely guidance, responding to Government consultations and organising events throughout the year.

Zap Map is a website dedicated to all aspects of electric vehicles and charging. At its core is Zap-Map Live, a regularly updated charging point map showing EV charging points across the UK.

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI)

At the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI), we bring low carbon leaders and practitioners from business, finance and the public sector together to turn good ideas into reality.

EVA Scotland

Formed in 2011 as ‘EVAS’ (the EV Association of Scotland) by a group of electric vehicle enthusiasts who were determined to spread the word that the future of personal transportation was electric.

Road Safety Scotland

Road Safety Scotland is part of Transport Scotland, and has responsibility for road safety education and publicity. Its work is driven by Scotland’s Road Safety Framework which sets challenging casualty reduction targets for 2020.

RSS has developed a suite of high-quality educational resources covering every stage of a child’s/young person’s formal education. From early years, “Go Safe With Ziggy” for young children and their parents all the way up to “Crash Magnets” for senior secondary pupils, road safety is seen as a lifelong learning process.

Chargeplace Scotland

ChargePlace Scotland is a network of publically available electric vehicle charge points which have been funded by Transport Scotland. The rapidly growing network now comprises over 850 public charge points across Scotland, with over 150 of these being 50kW rapid chargers.

The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland

The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) exists to improve and protect the health and wellbeing of Scotland’s people through education, training and qualifications in environmental health.

Air pollution represents the single largest environmental risk to public health globally as recognised by the World Health Organisation. Public interest regarding local air quality and it health impacts has been increasing significantly.