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Report on active travel in the East

November 11, 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…

Advocating for transport investment in Parliament

October 22, 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…

Spending Review 2021 submission

October 7, 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…

Business Plan sees increased funding and growing confidence

June 21, 2021

We can push on with plans to create better and more sustainable transport for the region, after securing over £500,000 from the Department of Transport. These funds allow us to complete our ambitious Transport Strategy and clearly communicate the region’s investment needs. Our programme for this year is set out in our Business Plan. Planned…

Integrated Sustainability Appraisal scoping report consultation

June 17, 2021

As part of the development of our Transport Strategy, we are undertaking an Integrated Sustainability Appraisal (ISA). This assessment will help us make sure the strategy takes account of opportunities for environmental, social, socioeconomic and public health improvement, as well as addresses potential constraints. The ISA incorporates the following assessments: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in…