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.

Have your say on our Transport Strategy

We are delighted to have launched a public consultation on our draft regional Transport Strategy for the East and now want your views.

Covering Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock, the strategy sets a series of priorities for better transport for everybody living, working, and learning in the region up to 2050.

This consultation is your opportunity to help us improve the Transport Strategy and shape the future of transport in the region.

The consultation will close on Sunday, 30 January 2022.

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

Report on active travel in the East

11 November 2021

We need to help people in the region walk and cycle more often, if the East is to meet ambitious net zero carbon emission targets. More trips by foot or bike would also bring health, economic, safety and environmental benefits. This is the conclusion of a joint report by Transport East and Sustrans on active travel. The report…

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Advocating for transport investment in Parliament

22 October 2021

This week we were in Parliament speaking to regional MPs, council and business leaders at the East of England All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) annual reception, hosted with the East of England Local Government Association (EELGA). A roadmap for achieving sustainable, climate positive and inclusive growth throughout the region was presented to Government. We also…

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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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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 and jobs 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 Eastern region 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.
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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.

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