Targets & Strategies

Local and Regional plans

Community and strategic planning:
Glasgow Community Plan
Locality plans

Glasgow City Council Strategic Plan

Climate change:
Glasgow’s Climate Plan
Glasgow's Energy and Carbon Masterplan 

Air Quality:
Local Air Quality Management
Glasgow's Low Emission Zone (LEZ)

Glasgow City Food Plan 2021 - 2031

Development Plans and Spatial Strategy:
Development plans
Glasgow Open Space Strategy (2020)

Sustainable Spatial Strategy

Glasgow's Active Travel Strategy (2022-2031)
Glasgow Transport Strategy (2022)
Glasgow City Centre Transformation Plan
Regional Transport Strategy

Waste and recycling:

Resource and Recycling Strategy 2020-30

Other relevant publications:

Glasgow Health Commission (2009)

Health and Climate Change Urban Profiles: Glasgow (2022)
Health in a changing city: Glasgow 2021

Research Collaborations:
GALLANT - Glasgow as a Living Lab Accelerating Novel Transformation

National plans and strategies

Performance: Scottish Government's National Performance Framework (NPF)

Climate Change Plan:Scottish Government Climate Change Plan (2018-2032)

Air quality strategy:
Cleaner Air for Scotland 2 - Towards a Better Place for Everyone

Transport Strategy: Scotland's National Transport Strategy (NTS2)

A stronger and more resilient Scotland: the Programme for Government 2022 to 2023

This page was last updated in January 2023.

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