In addition to supporting strategic change and the Governance First concept, a portfolio of projects are being undertaken to demonstrate ability and desire at local level to deliver change and improvements to roads services, and to help authorities take a long-term view of the key challenges facing the service in the next 15-20 years.
Completed projects are:
Current projects are:
Each project is supported by a working group made up of officers from the 32 roads authorities, Transport Scotland and Regional Transport Partnerships. A lead officer from SCOTS sits on each group to champion the aims of the project and encourage roads authorities to take ownership of delivering change.
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