Our reports, official letters and consultation responses.

Forum agendas, notes and documents can be found in our meetings.


Corporate Documents

Transport Strategy: Our strategy to 2050, developed with partner organisations across the east championing a vision of a thriving Eastern region with safe, efficient and net-zero transport networks, advancing the future of inclusive and sustainable growth for decades to come.

Strategic Investment Programme (SIP): Our pipeline of projects and pan-regional packages to meet the priorities in our Transport Strategy

Annual Report 2022-23: Our highlights from April 2022 - March 2023

Business Plan 2023-24: Our current funding and work programme

DfT letter regarding the Transport Strategy


Consultation Documents

Transport Strategy & SIP consultation summary

Transport Strategy and & SIP consultation full report

Final Integrated Sustainability Appraisal (ISA) documents:

ISA Post-adoption statement

ISA Transport Strategy


Habitats Regulations Assessment - Transport Strategy

Habitats Regulations Assessment - SIP

Documents from the 2021-22 Transport Strategy and Strategic Investment Programme consultation

* Please note the SIP was known as the Investment and Delivery Plan (IDP) during this consultation.



Roads: Driving forward economic growth in the East of England: Information briefing for the East of England APPG: Levelling Up Physical Connectivity in the East of England

The Case For Rural Investment: Joint report with Western Gateway and Peninsula Transport that sets out the mobility challenges facing England’s 9.7 million people living rurally

Electric Vehicle Insight Study (ELVIS): Report to understand the current state of EV infrastructure deployment and EV strategy development in the region.

EV:Ready Report: Report summarises the key findings from the EV analysis.

EV:Ready Methodology Note: Supporting document for the EV:Ready report

Agent Based Model Report for Transport East - Summary: Summary of the first phase of the Transport East Agent Based Model (ABM) development

Agent Based Model Report for Transport East - Full Version: Document for the first phase of the Transport East Agent Based Model (ABM) development

Rural Mobility Survey Analysis Report February 2023: Report offering insight into the rural perspectives of the region

Compendium of Best Practice in Rural Mobility: Report which coveres a number of ideas for improving transport in rural areas

Keeping Trade on Track - Case for Ely: A joint report with England's Economic Heartland on the benefits of improving rail capacity at Ely Junction.

State of Rail in the East Executive Summary

State of Rail in the East full report: Analysis of the current strengths and weaknesses of the rail network across the East. First phase of our integrated rail plan.

Active Travel Report: Joint report with Sustrans on how the East can dramatically increase walking and cycling.

Passenger transport report: Report setting out recommendation for improving bus services across the East.

Carbon Baseline Emissions: Quantification of Current Baseline Carbon Output from Transport Emissions and the Projected Pathways to Achieve Emission Targets

Decarbonisation report: Report exploring how transport contributes to the East of England’s carbon emissions and identifying possible ways to significantly reduce emissions.

Levelling-up coastal and rural communities presentation slides

Transport's role in economic growth presentation slides

Regional evidence base: Report setting out the current transport, economic and development status of the region.

East West Rail Eastern Section Preliminary Strategic Outline Business Case: Report exploring the high-level strategic benefits of extending the East West Rail project further east.

Integrated Sustainability Appraisal scoping report: Report setting out how we propose to assess our Transport Strategy to make sure it takes account of opportunities for environmental, social and public health improvements.


Bus Back Better Technical Documents

Support Package 1: Fares and Ticketing

Support Package 2: Data and analysis toolkit

Support Package 3: Low cost and quick wins

Support Package 5: Bus infrastructure guidance and road space design

Support Package 6: Demand Responsive Transport Technical advice note

Support Package 7: Rural hubs and integration technical advice note

Support Package 8: Funding mechanisms

Support Package 10: Marketing



Spending Review 2021 submission: Our formal submission to the Government's 2021 Spending Review

Spending Review 2020 letter to government: Our Forum members have written to the Chancellor and Secretary of State for Transport in support of our Spending Review submission.

Spending Review 2020 submission: Our formal submission to the Government’s 2020 Spending Review.

Freeport East letter of support

Thames Freeport letter of support


Consultation responses

Ticket office closures Our response to the consultation for closing ticket offices in rail stations.

TfL Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) expansion consultation response Our response to the ULEZ consultation 2022.

DfT Future of Transport: rural strategy Transport East submission: Our regional submission on rural mobility.

DfT Future of Transport: rural strategy Joint STB response The submission for all seven English sub-national transport bodies on rural mobility.

DfT Union Connectivity review response: Our role in connections to Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

DfT Major Road Network response: Our response to the major road network consultation in 2018.