Towards a Sustainable Transport System: Supporting Economic Growth in a Low Carbon World

The UK Department of Transport's policy and investment plans for the period to 2014. The policy proposes a new approach in improving transport contribution to economic growth together with reducing carbon emissions.

The department of transport, UK, 2007

This document Firstly describes how the Government in the UK is responding to the recommendations made in a comprehensive study to improve transport's contribution to economic growth and productivity, and how it is ensuring that transport will play its part in delivering the overall level of reductions in carbon emissions recommended by the Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change. Secondly, it sets out the Department for Transport's ambitious policy and investment plans for the period to 2013-14. And finally, it proposes a new approach to longer-term transport strategy, building on the model recommended by Sir Rod Eddington, and explains how we will engage with passengers, users, the transport industry and other stakeholders as we develop and implement that process.

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