Transport East launches Rural Mobility Strategy hub report in Parliament

On 11 March, Transport East visited Parliament to launch the ‘Rural connections: transport challenges and opportunities for communities in the East’ report. The report developed a set of recommendations from a call for evidence and discussions with stakeholders across the East. The Rural Mobility Strategy Hub brought together experts throughout the East, each with knowledge…

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England’s STBs reunite at annual conference to demonstrate their valuable role to improve transport across the nation

On 28 February, we reunited with England’s six other sub-national transport bodies (STBs) at this year’s STB Conference in Manchester. Together, we demonstrated our value to improving transport and connections across the nation by sharing our expertise and celebrating our successes in enabling partners to meet the transport needs of people and businesses.   Several key…

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Looking back at 2023 – Andrew Summers

It’s safe to say 2023 was another busy year for Transport East. During the festive break, I reflected on the huge amount Transport East achieved during the year and I’m incredibly proud of the value we are bringing to the region – and nationally – as the East’s sub-national transport body. And also proud of…

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Transport East reaction to the National Infrastructure Commission’s second national infrastructure assessment

Transport East welcomes calls from the National Infrastructure Commission to increase transport infrastructure funding by 20 per cent, and recommendations for long-term funding allocations to local authorities responsible for transport. Today, the National Infrastructure Commission released their ‘Second National Infrastructure Assessment’. The Commission is an Executive Agency of HM Treasury, providing government with impartial, expert…

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