Glasgow City Council criticised over free bus passes for asylum seekers
A charity that helps torture survivors has accused Glasgow City Council of failing to provide young asylum seekers and refugees with free bus passes and depriving them of a “vital lifeline” during the cost-of-living crisis.
Gender gap: Less than half as many Scots women cycle regularly as men
Campaigners say that policies to get people to cycle more are not working for women, after new data was released by an active travel charity.
Brexit Bonus: Peer banks £90k for Cairnryan lorry park lease
A hereditary peer has been paid £90,000 by the Scottish Government so that a former airfield can be used as an overflow lorry park in Dumfries.
Government accused of ‘greenwashing deal’ in support of Heathrow
The Scottish Government has accepted aviation industry claims that Heathrow's third runway will not lead to increased emissions from Scotland, internal documents show.
Most Scots councils use paint which may contribute to global warming
Scottish councils still overwhelmingly use paint for road markings that damages the environment, The Ferret can reveal.
Transport Scotland £500m fund claim branded ‘absurd’ by campaigners
Campaigners have branded a claim made by Transport Scotland that no correspondence exists about its flagship bus partnership fund policy as "absurd”.
Bus firms under fire for cutting routes despite ‘unprecedented’ bailouts
Bus companies operating across Scotland have been criticised for cutting 'essential' bus routes despite receiving almost £300m in public money.
Expanding Heathrow will boost climate emissions from Scottish airports by 600,000 tonnes
The expansion of Heathrow airport will lead to an extra 600,000 tonnes of climate pollution from Scotland’s airports over 15 years, according to an analysis by the Scottish Government.
Public sector accused of paying ‘lip service’ to climate emergency
The public sector in Scotland is being urged to step up its efforts to tackle the climate emergency, after a survey revealed that most government bodies have done little or nothing in response.