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Organisation Information

Public Transport, Sustainability and Climate Change

Published: 24 June 2019
From: Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

The responsibility in these areas is the Regulation of bus, rail and taxi:

  • to secure the maintenance, renewal and improvement of the appropriate transport network *ensure the effective delivery of public transport services for current and future users to efficiently support economic competitiveness, social needs, sustainability and safety objectives
  • to promote smarter travel and advance greater sustainability in passenger travel and freight transport

The responsibility in the climate change area is the development of national policy on climate change mitigation and adaptation in order to make an effective transition to a low carbon and resilient transport system by 2050.