About us

The Department’s aim is transport that works for everyone. This means a transport system which balances the needs of the economy, the environment and society.

The Department provides leadership across the transport sector to achieve its objectives, working with regional, local and private sector partners to deliver many of the services. This section contains information on the Department’s aims and objectives, its organisational structure, and the responsibilities of the various affiliated agencies.

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOI Act) came into force on 1 January 2005 and aims to make information held by public authorities more accessible to the public and allows individuals and companies to request a wide variety of material. The Freedom of Information section summarises our request handling procedures and information released in response to FOI requests.