Outer Hebrides Local Transport Strategy


The Outer Hebrides Local Transport Strategy 2020-2030 is our vision for enhancing transport and travel throughout the area, and to key destinations beyond the area. Enhancing the transport network is a key driver for: improving the local economy, improving the environment, increasing social inclusion, and delivering health benefits for all residents and visitors of the Outer Hebrides.  The Strategy sets out the Comhairle’s policy on transport, presents Transport Planning Objectives and coordinates future priorities through a series of actions and interventions to enhance transport and travel.

This Local Transport Strategy (LTS) sets out the evidence base and policy framework that has informed its development. We have developed the LTS in dialogue with input from Comhairle officers and partners, using their experience and evidence of issues and opportunities to inform and devise the long list of LTS options. We have also scrutinised recent community consultations to inform our understanding of relevant issues and opportunities across the area.

Why We Are Consulting

We would like your views on the aspirations and priorities within the proposed Local Transport Strategy. You can help us do this by reviewing the draft Local Transport Strategy (summary and full versions available below) and by emailing your comments in response to the following questions to amurray@cne-siar.gov.uk (Opens in a new window or downloads a file)

  • What are your transport priorities as an individual, or for your family, business, organisation or community?
  • Do you agree with the priorities in the strategy?
    • A safe Outer Hebrides
    • An active Outer Hebrides with environmental protection embedded
    • Decarbonise transport
    • An inclusive Outer Hebrides
    • A quality place and places, well connected to aid prosperity
  • Do you agree with the list of actions that have been prioritised in the strategy?
  • Is anything missing? Is there anything you feel should not be a priority?


Equalities Monitoring

Please complete our Equalities Monitoring Form:

Equalities Monitoring Form

This is used by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar to provide essential statistical information about who participates in our consultations.

The data is managed confidentially, is not personally attributable, and is processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act.