Where connections are made

Transport East is the Sub-national Transport Body for Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock. The partnership provides a single voice for our councils, business leaders and partners on our region’s transport strategy and strategic transport investment priorities, working in close collaboration with the government and the rest of the UK.

Priorities for Transport East

Priorities for Transport East

Cleaner, greener, healthier transport options to reduce the emissions that contribute to climate change and poor air quality.

Enhanced links between our fast growing places and business clusters; enabling the area to function as a coherent economy, improving productivity and prosperity.

Better connected ports and airports to help UK businesses thrive and boost the nation’s economy through greater access to international markets and foreign direct investment.

A reinvented, sustainable coast for the 21st century which powers the UK through energy generation. Supporting our productive rural communities and attracting visitors all year round.

Latest News

Latest News

Spending Review 2021 submission

7 October 2021

Transport East has made a submission into government’s Spending Review 2021. In it we set out how we can work with government over the next three years to deliver regional and national priorities.  With the right investment we can help the regional economy recover, while boosting efforts to meet net zero transport. The Spending Review…

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Business Plan sees increased funding and growing confidence

21 June 2021

We can push on with plans to create better and more sustainable transport for the region, after securing over £500,000 from the Department of Transport. These funds allow us to complete our ambitious Transport Strategy and clearly communicate the region’s investment needs. Our programme for this year is set out in our Business Plan. Planned…

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Integrated Sustainability Appraisal scoping report consultation

17 June 2021

As part of the development of our Transport Strategy, we are undertaking an Integrated Sustainability Appraisal (ISA). This assessment will help us make sure the strategy takes account of opportunities for environmental, social, socioeconomic and public health improvement, as well as addresses potential constraints. The ISA incorporates the following assessments: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in…

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About Us

Transport East will drive forward a truly joined-up transport network and secure vital investment in future infrastructure.
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Innovative and prepared for future developments.

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Enables housing growth

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Enables the efficient and effective movement of people and goods to boost economic growth.

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Ensures that growth in the East is sustainable, encompassing all forms of transport including, public transport, walking and cycling.

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Ensures that the East of England is a place where people want to live, work, learn and visit.

Transport East will drive forward a truly joined-up transport network and secure vital investment in future infrastructure.
abstract-ai-art-373543

Innovative and prepared for future developments.

architecture-blur-build-159358

Enables housing growth

dawn-dusk-fast-163856

Enables the efficient and effective movement of people and goods to boost economic growth.

action-adult-athletes-310983

Ensures that growth in the East is sustainable, encompassing all forms of transport including, public transport, walking and cycling.

asphalt-automotive-cars-192365

Ensures that the East of England is a place where people want to live, work, learn and visit.

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