Thank you for responding to our consultation. We are seeking views and evidence on what could be incorporated into our strategy for transport innovation in rural areas.

Closing date is 16 February 2021.

View all the questions

This survey supplies questions based on user choice, a full set of questions are contained throughout the consultation document [opens in new window].

Print or save a copy of your response

At the end of this survey, you will be offered the chance to either print or save a copy of your response. This appears after you press 'Submit your response'.

Save and continue option

You have an option to 'save and continue' your response at any time. If you do that you will be sent a link via email allowing you to continue where you left off.

You must enter your correct email address if you choose to save and continue. A mistake in the email address means you won't receive the link for completion.

Accessibility statement

Some aspects of this SmartSurvey form may not be accessible. We are working with SmartSurvey to make their form template more accessible.

There are alternative ways to respond to this consultation (opens in new window). If none of these ways are suitable then contact us.

For more information read the DfT accessible document policy (opens in new window).

Confidentiality and data protection

The Department for Transport (DfT), together with the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is running a consultation collecting views and evidence on what could be incorporated into our strategy for transport innovation in rural areas.

In this consultation we're asking for:

  • your name and email address, in case we need to ask you follow-up questions about your responses (you do not have to give us this personal information, but if you do provide it, we will use it only for the purpose of asking follow-up questions)
  • whether you are representing an organisation or yourself

Additionally for organisations we are asking for the:

  • organisation category which includes, in certain choices, a definition of size, this is to ascertain the organisation relationship to government 

Your consultation response and the processing of personal data that it entails is necessary for the exercise of our functions as a government department. Any information you provide that allows individual people to be identified, including yourself, will be protected by data protection law and DfT will be the controller for this information.

Your personal data is processed on behalf of DfT by Smartsurvey, with respect that they run the survey collection software only, your personal data will not be shared with any other third parties, even those employed for the purpose of analysis. DfT's privacy policy (opens in new window) has more information about your rights in relation to your personal data, how to complain and how to contact the Data Protection Officer.

Your information will be kept securely and destroyed within 12 months after the closing date. Any information provided through the online questionnaire will be moved to our internal systems within 2 months of the consultation period end date.