A set of questions and answers about the consultation process, Draft Transport Strategy, Investment & Delivery Programme and Integrated Sustainability Appraisal.

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Questions and answers about Transport East, the Draft Transport Strategy and Investment & Delivery Programme

Transport East

What is Transport East?

What is Transport East’s role?

How is Transport East funded?

Transport Strategy

Why is a regional Transport Strategy needed?

How have you made sure that the Transport Strategy will benefit all areas and communities in the region?

How did you identify the four strategic priorities?

How did you identify the six core corridors?

How will you measure the effectiveness of the Transport Strategy?

What will success look like?

Why does the strategy run until 2050?

How will you make sure the strategy remains up to date?

How will you ensure that the strategy is delivered?

Investment and Delivery Programme

What is the Investment and Delivery Programme?

Why is a regional Investment and Delivery Programme needed when local authorities have their own priorities?

How will schemes be prioritised?

What happens if a scheme is not prioritised?

Given the focus on decarbonisation, why are there a lot of road schemes included in the Investment and Delivery Programme?

Is the Investment and Delivery Programme fixed or will it be updated?

Will anything be put in place to ensure that schemes are fairly spread across the region?

How long does a major transport project typically take to deliver?

How much do all the projects in the IDP cost?


Questions and answers about the Integrated Sustainability Appraisal, consultation process and local schemes

Integrated Sustainability Appraisal

What is an Integrated Sustainability Appraisal?

What does an Integrated Sustainability Appraisal include?

Why is an Integrated Sustainability Appraisal needed?

How have you selected the chosen methodology for the ISA?

How will you monitor and evaluate the Transport Strategy and Investment and Delivery Programme in relation to the Integrated Sustainability Appraisal?

What will be the output of the Integrated Sustainability Appraisal?


How can I find out more about the Transport Strategy now the consultation has closed?

Why did you not consult earlier when the Transport Strategy was first being developed?

What happens next?

What will you do with my information?

Local schemes

How do I comment on a specific local scheme, consultation or issue?