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

Another year of increased government funding shows growing confidence in Transport East 

21 July 2022

We can push on with plans to accelerate better and more sustainable transport connections for the East of England, after securing over £750,000 from the Department of Transport.     The funding provided will support the partnership to finalise and implement Transport East’s regional Transport Strategy, as well as support the delivery of our ambitious Business…

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Government’s Future of Freight Plan sets direction for crucial sector in the East

22 June 2022

The Department for Transport has published it’s Future of Freight Plan. The role of the Transport East region in the movement of goods both nationally and internationally is crucial to the success of businesses across the UK, which is why one of the priorities in our emerging Transport Strategy is ‘Unlocking Global Gateways’. There is…

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We’re hiring!

8 April 2022

We are expanding the Transport East team. We have four exciting permanent positions open for experienced transport and communications professionals who are passionate about improving transport across the East. Closing date for all roles is 3 May 2022. Transport East operates in a hybrid way, with a mix of remote working and regular time in our…

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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 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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