Where connections are made

Transport East is the Sub-national Transport Body for Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Southend 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

Next Steps for Transport East: A 100-Day Plan

June 4, 2020

Following the recent appointment of the Strategic Director, Andrew Summers, the partnership, comprising local authorities, LEPs, business groups, Highways England, and Network Rail, has developed a 100-day plan to kick-off work on four priority areas: Establishing Transport East as an effective Sub-national Transport Body (STB) – The partnership is scoping the requirements of a long-term business plan…

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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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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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