Transport

On this page you will find campaign responses related to the Department for Transport. The department is responsible for:

  • providing policy, guidance, and funding to English local authorities to help them run and maintain their road networks, improve passenger and freight travel, and develop new major transport schemes
  • investing in, maintaining and operating around 4,300 miles of the motorway and trunk road network in England through Highways England
  • setting the strategic direction for the rail industry in England and Wales – funding investment in infrastructure through Network Rail, awarding and managing rail franchises, and regulating rail fares
  • improving English bus services through funding and regulation
  • working to make our roads less congested and polluted by promoting lower carbon transport, including cycling and walking
  • encouraging the use of new technology such as smart ticketing and low carbon vehicles
  • maintaining high standards of safety and security in transport
  • supporting the maritime sector by producing the overall strategy and planning policy for ports in England and Wales
  • setting national aviation policy, working with airlines, airports, the Civil Aviation Authority and NATS (the UK’s air traffic service)

See Also

E10 Petrol

Dear Constituent,

Thank you for contacting me about E10 fuel.

Guide Dogs

Dear Constituent,

Thank you for contacting me about discrimination against guide dog owners.

Road Safety

Dear Constituent,

Thank you for contacting me about road safety.

Talking Buses

Dear Constituent,

Thank you for contacting me about audio visual information on buses.