Cost of repairing Scotland’s roads ‘nearly £1.7bn’, data shows – STV news

Scottish town hall chief blasts SNP ‘hoarding’ of key powers to control council wallets – Daily Express

Parents told to only apply for free bus travel ‘if essential’ as flagship scheme hit by problems – Edinburgh Evening News

Fuming drivers demand action over congestion on ‘broken’ roads of the capital – Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh’s ‘free’ trams could cost city council £1.5 million – Edinburgh Evening News