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BLOG: Road blocks to affordable and accessible transport for all in Scotland

Dr Laura Robertson is a Research Officer at the Poverty Alliance, and co-authored a new report – commissioned by Transport Scotland – on people living on low incomes’ experiences of public transport in Scotland.  Across Scotland families and young people on low incomes are being priced out of using public transport due to high costs and lack of reliable, accessible transport. That’s the key … Read more

Transport system unaffordable for too many people in the grip of poverty, new report finds.

Anti-poverty campaigners have today called for action to make Scotland’s transport system more affordable, after a new report found that Scotland’s transport system is too often tightening the grip of poverty on people’s lives. Conducted by the Poverty Alliance and commissioned by Transport Scotland, the report found that public transport was essential for people living … Read more

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