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Transport planning for 2014, Glasgow

  • Lecture
  • 11 December 2014
  • 18:15 - 19:30
Transport planning for 2014, Glasgow

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A crowded calendar of events in Scotland during 2014 led to extraordinary demands on the country’s transport infrastructure and services.

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles were held within weeks of each other, resulting in Scotland being at the centre of the sporting world with a global TV audience reaching hundreds of millions of people.

So in a transport sense what would success look and feel like? Was this achieved? Did transport feature as a talking point, in terms of the big 2014 events, for politicians, the media, the business sector and the wider public?

This lecture will cover how the Scottish Government’s national transport agency, Transport Scotland worked with major event organisers and key stakeholders both at the transport planning and the operational delivery stages in the lead up to and during 2014.


  • Hugh Gillies


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Event venue

The Teacher Building
14-16 St Enoch Square
G1 4DB
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Lynn Dow

e: [email protected]