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Welcome to the transport pages for Government Office for the East Midlands (GOEM). We cover the nine local highway authority areas of Derby City, Derbyshire, Leicester City, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottingham City, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.
Transport impacts on everyone's lives. Improving the transport system and its operation is a critical element in the Government’s economic, social and environmental agenda. Better access to jobs and services, particularly for those most in need, is a priority shared between local and central government, and a core aspect of Government Office work. More information on the national picture
The Government Office for the East Midlands (GOEM) aims to improve transport across the East Midlands. We achieve this in a number of different ways.
Improving the rail network
We liaise with the Department for Transport on issues such as re-franchising on the East Midlands, Inter-City East Coast and New Cross Country franchises, also on the rail Regional Planning Assessment for the East Midlands; and with Network Rail on Route Utilisation Strategies relating to the East Midlands and Inter-City East Coast routes. This involves the examination of the capacity and capability of current routes and how timetables can be restructured to make the best use of them.
Taking forward transport policy and developing long term solutions
GOEM is facilitating the Department for Transport's work on 'Delivering a Sustainable Transport System' in the Region and working with key stakeholders such as local authorities, the East Midlands Regional Assembly and the East Midlands Development Agency on this important area of work. Further information can be found here
Funding longer term transport strategies
We help determine funding for local transport measures and to monitor progress in delivery of their Local Transport Plans. These are five year strategies for the development of local, integrated transport, supported by a programme of transport improvements.
Improving the road network
GOEM works with the Highways Agency, which is responsible for looking after the regions trunk roads and motorways, and with local highway authorities, who are responsible for all local roads, on taking forward major schemes through the Regional Funding Allocation process. As of 1 July 2009, the Highways Agency's Area 7 now matches GOEM's boundary.
We also work with local authorities, other regional bodies, the public and businesses on a range of other issues such as public transport, cycling and road safety.
See also on our website
Latest Transport news
Local Transport Plans
Regional Transport Strategy
Transport: the National Picture
GOEM Transport Team
Government Office East Midlands
The Belgrave Centre
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