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

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.

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

A reinvented, sustainable coast for the 21st century which delivers on our ambition to become the UK’s foremost all-energy coast, as well as a competitive visitor offer.

Latest News

Latest News

Politicians and business groups call for sustained transport investment

23 November 2020

Members of the Transport East Forum from across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock have jointly written to the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak and Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps. The letter highlights how the East of England is a net contributor to the Exchequer and how it is crucial to  delivering the Prime Minister’s…

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Transport East welcomes DfT funding for 2020 and appoints consultants

19 November 2020

We have formally secured £425,000 from the Department for Transport (DfT) to rapidly progress our ambitious and forward-thinking Transport Strategy. This funding is for FY2020/21 and will be spent on three core areas of work: Developing our Transport Strategy Exploring how we can increase the number of people walking and cycling Investigating new approaches to…

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Path to zero carbon emissions

12 November 2020

We have investigated how transport in the East of England contributes to overall carbon emissions and identified a path to reach the Government’s policy target of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The Decarbonisation Report finds transport caused 41 per cent of carbon emissions across the region in 2018; 96 per cent of which…

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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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