Government and other agencies

Main Department for Transport website

  • DfT freight pages. These pages are only updated occasionally.
  • DfT rail pages. These pages tend to have more information about passenger use than freight.

Other DfT pages include:

  • Roads
  • The statistics pages which are regularly updated, and a great source of information, including the Ports statistics.
  • The Department for Transport publication Reforming our Railways: Putting the Customer First (March 2012) can be viewed here.

Department of Energy and Climate Change. This has a wide range of statistics about climate change and emissions policy.

Department of Communities and Local Government – this link provides access to information about the funding stream that supports this project.

The Committee on Climate Change – CCC – is an independent body established under the Climate Change Act (2008). It advises the UK Government on setting and meeting carbon budgets and on preparing for the impacts of climate change. It has just published a report - International Aviation & Shipping Review (April 2012). This report concludes that international aviation and shipping emissions need to be formally included in carbon budgets.