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The Scottish Access Technical Information Network (SATIN) was established in 2009 to share best practice and provide support to those interested and involved in the management of active travel and outdoor access infrastructure.

Who's Involved

SATIN is a member led network, managed by a voluntary steering group (Cycling Scotland, Scottish Forestry, Paths for All, NatureScot and Sustrans Scotland), with a technical interest and involvement in the provision of inclusive and sustainable access to our built and natural environment. This web-based resource has been established to support this aim.

Our Aims

SATIN seeks to support active travel and outdoor access development and delivery through the following aims:
  • To encourage, co-ordinate and promote the sharing of technical information and knowledge
  • To uphold and promote the adoption of good practice standards in design, procurement, construction, contract management, construction safety and maintenance
  • To develop and demonstrate new ideas for innovative approaches and techniques to route construction and management; producing good practice guidance where required
  • To provide networking opportunities via conferences, workshops, webinars and site visits
  • To provide details of specific training opportunities to increase capacity building and skills development in key areas
  • To link with relevant advisory and / or interest groups

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