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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Transport East welcomes Government strategy to boost rural mobility

Photo of Burnham Market, Norfolk

Transport East welcomes the launch and findings of the Department for Transport’s (DfT) Future of Transport: Rural Strategy.   Within the strategy, the DfT has made a pledge to work with Transport East as the STB Centre of Excellence for rural mobility. The work will identify opportunities to deploy some of the initiatives outlined in the…

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Study supports increased rollout of electric vehicle public charging points to meet huge growth in demand

Black Electric Car being charged

An almost six-fold increase in public electric vehicle charging points is required by 2025 to support the projected increase in electric vehicle (EV) uptake in eastern and central England, according to a new report.  A new mapping tool and report from Transport East and England’s Economic Heartland demonstrates the amount of charging points required to…

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