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South East transport strategy sets out plan to transform the economy, boost jobs and hit net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Investment could unlock massive growth, more than doubling the South East’s economy and supporting half a million new jobs by 2050 Strategy sets out “bold and compelling” future that is better for people, better for business and better for the planet Prioritising greater investment in public transport is the only feasible way to reduce congestion, &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2019/10/11/south-east-transport-strategy-sets-out-plan-to-transform-the-economy-boost-jobs-and-hit-net-zero-carbon-emissions-by-2050/">Continued</a>

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October roadshow events: Find out more about our draft regional transport strategy

A series of events across the South East in October will give people, businesses and organisations the chance to find out more about Transport for the South East’s draft transport strategy and have their say on the future of our region. Five events are planned from 16-24 October, delivered in partnership with local authorities and &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2019/10/09/october-roadshow-events-find-out-more-about-our-draft-regional-transport-strategy/">Continued</a>

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Top ten priority schemes to improve South East’s road network submitted to government

A ‘top ten’ list of high-priority road improvement schemes to cut congestion, speed up journeys and support economic growth across the South East has been submitted to government as part of a £3.5bn, five-year investment programme. The schemes – which would each cost between £20m and £50m and be delivered by 2025 if funded – &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2019/07/30/top-ten-priority-schemes-to-improve-south-easts-road-network-submitted-to-government/">Continued</a>

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Gatwick Airport station upgrade is good news for passengers and the economy

Government announces £150 million investment to upgrade Gatwick Airport train station Holidaymakers and commuters to benefit from a larger concourse, five new lifts and eight new escalators Improvements set to reduce train delays and provide easier connections across the South East Tens of millions of rail passengers travelling to and from Gatwick Airport will benefit &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2019/07/08/gatwick-airport-station-upgrade-is-good-news-for-passengers-and-the-economy/">Continued</a>

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South East transport body sets out plans for greater influence over region’s roads and railways

The ability to set investment plans for the South East’s roads and railways, reduce emissions, improve air quality and make travelling simpler and easier are among a range of new powers that the South East’s regional transport body is seeking to transform travel, boost the economy and protect the environment. The powers and responsibilities are &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2019/05/07/south-east-transport-body-sets-out-plans-for-greater-influence-over-regions-roads-and-railways/">Continued</a>

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Businesses asked for views on freight and logistics challenges to help shape the South East’s transport network

Businesses that move goods to, from and across the South East of England are being asked for views on their key logistical issues and challenges to help inform the South East’s transport strategy and future investment priorities. The strategy is being developed by Transport for the South East (TfSE), a newly-established shadow sub-national transport body &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2019/03/07/businesses-asked-for-views-on-freight-and-logistics-challenges-to-help-shape-the-south-easts-transport-network/">Continued</a>

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Funding in sight for major South East road improvements as TfSE secures inclusion in national network

Several important roads in the South East have been officially recognised as major routes which can now qualify for improvements from national funds, after Transport for the South East made the case for them to Government. Inclusion of the routes in the Major Roads Network (MRN), announced by the Department for Transport this week, underlines &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2018/12/20/funding-in-sight-for-major-south-east-road-improvements-as-tfse-secures-inclusion-in-national-network/">Continued</a>

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TfSE becomes partner in transport technology and innovation event

Transport for the South East has become an event partner in an annual exhibition showcasing new ideas and technology to transform transport. The first Innovation and Technology in Transport Hub event will be staged in 2020. It will bring together a wide range of suppliers and operators of commercial vehicles and public transport under one &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2018/11/21/tfse-becomes-partner-in-transport-technology-and-innovation-event/">Continued</a>

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TfSE joins UK’s major highways event

Transport for the South East is going on the road – joining the country’s flagship event for the highways sector. TfSE will be presenting its vision and ambitions at Highways UK in November, the conference and exhibition which brings together the key players in planning, building and maintaining the UK’s road network. With a stand &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2018/10/03/tfse-joins-uks-major-highways-event/">Continued</a>

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Final version of the South East’s connectivity review is published

The final version of the Economic Connectivity Review of the South East has been published, the first part of a transport strategy for the region. The review identifies the economic priorities for strategic transport in the region and the growing importance of the South East as the UK’s international gateway, especially after Brexit. The study &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2018/07/25/final-version-of-the-south-easts-connectivity-review-is-published/">Continued</a>

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