Where connections are made

Covering Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock, Transport East is a strategic partnership
of councils, business leaders and transport providers.

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

Transport East Appoints New Strategic Director

May 5, 2020

Transport East welcomes the arrival of Andrew Summers as its newly appointed Strategic Director.   Andrew joins Transport East following five years as Strategy and Planning Manager at Transport for London where he led on London’s cycling and walking strategies. Prior to this, Andrew was Team Leader for Transport Policy and Growth at Hertfordshire County Council. Transport…

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‘Look East’ to Power the Economy Through Greener Transport, Summit Hears

February 27, 2020

The Government needs to continue to ‘Look East’ and support the region’s transport infrastructure to keep the wheels under UK PLC’s economy, a Summit of top local politicians and business leaders heard today (26th February). Delegates at the Transport East Summit at Ipswich Town FC’s stadium heard how welcome recent investment would benefit the region’s…

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Transport East Summit, 26 February 2020

December 16, 2019

Transport East was established in 2018 as the emergent Sub-national Transport Body (STB) for East Anglia and covers the areas of Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock. Transport East offers an opportunity to deliver the long-term, strategic vision for transport infrastructure for the area; bringing together key partners, to make a strong case for investment…

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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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