19 March 2018, Transport Knowledge Hub Scotland Event

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On 19 March 2018, the Transport Knowledge Hub hosted an event in Scotland. Chaired by David Begg, Chief Executive of Transport Times and Chair of the independent Glasgow Connectivity Commission. The event included a key note speech from the Minister for Transport and the Islands Humza Yousaf MSP, who set out the Scottish government’s vision for achieving a sustainable transport system. The event examined a number of measures that can be taken to achieve sustainable and inclusive growth in Scotland, such as clean air zones and increasing bus patronage. Speakers included Martin Griffiths, (Stagecoach), John Dowie (First Group), Cllr Susan Aitken (Glasgow City Council), and Jonathan Pugh (Network Rail).

You can read our blog from the session here:

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You can download the minutes from the meeting here:

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