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1Preparation of strategy

(1)The Scottish Ministers must prepare a national transport strategy.

(2)The national transport strategy must set out—

(a)the Scottish Ministers’ vision for transport to, from and within Scotland,

(b)their strategy for realising that vision, and

(c)the policies which they intend to pursue in order to implement that strategy.

(3)The national transport strategy may include such other information as the Scottish Ministers consider appropriate.

(4)In determining the content of the national transport strategy, the Scottish Ministers must have regard, among other things, to the desirability of transport being provided, developed, improved and operated so as to contribute to improving outcomes in relation to the matters mentioned in subsection (5).

(5)Those matters are—

(a)the ability of people to realise their human rights,

(b)social and economic wellbeing, including in particular in relation to—

(i)social inclusion,

(ii)elderly persons,

(iii)inclusion of persons with disabilities,

(iv)inclusive economic growth,

(v)fair work,

(vi)reduction of poverty and inequality,

(vii)access to further and higher education via public transport,

(viii)sustainability of communities in rural areas,

(c)the environment, including in particular in relation to—

(i)the sustainable and efficient use and re-use of resources,

(ii)the meeting of the emission reduction targets set out in Part 1 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009,

(d)health and wellbeing.

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