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‘Connections’ – February 2021

Covid-19 study helps shape investment priorities Regional priority road scheme gets government funding Watch again: Shadow Partnership Board Record turnout as third area study kicks off TfSE signs diversity and inclusion charter

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TfSE signs up to diversity and inclusion charter

Transport for the South East has underlined its commitment to diversity and inclusion by signing up to the Chartered Institute for Highways and Transportation (CIHT) Diversity &amp; Inclusion Charter. The charter has been signed by more than 60 organisations across the public and private sectors. In signing the charter, we have committed to: Strive to &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2021/02/09/tfse-signs-up-to-diversity-and-inclusion-charter/">Continued</a>

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More help needed for consumers and car industry if 2030 ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles is to succeed

Ahead of a possible announcement from government bringing forward the ban on new petrol and diesel vehicle sales to 2035 or even 2030, local government and business leaders in the South East have reiterated their call for a targeted action plan to speed up the UK’s switch to electric vehicles. Currently, only around 7% of &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2020/11/17/more-help-needed-for-consumers-and-car-industry-if-2030-ban-on-new-petrol-and-diesel-vehicles-is-to-succeed/">Continued</a>

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Government commits to South East transport strategy – but says time isn’t right to devolve transport powers

Transport for the South East has welcomed news that its transport strategy will be used by Government to help decide where, when and how to invest in the South East’s transport network. The thirty-year strategy published this summer sets out how, with the right investment, we can grow the South East’s economy, boost jobs and &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2020/11/05/government-commits-to-south-east-transport-strategy-but-says-time-isnt-right-to-devolve-transport-powers/">Continued</a>

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‘Connections’ – October 2020

Government commits to our transport strategy Annual conference makes case for integrated approach to planning Stakeholder forum kicks off coastal connectivity study&nbsp; Chancellor drops three-year&nbsp;spending review this autumn Welcome to our newest Board member&nbsp;

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Investment welcomed to tackle major east-west bottleneck

Transport for the South East has welcomed the announcement from Highways England of a preferred route for a bypass on the A27 near Arundel in West Sussex. The scheme will address a congestion pinch point on the only major east-west transport corridor south of the M25, connecting a number of cities and ports that are &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2020/10/15/investment-welcomed-to-tackle-major-east-west-bottleneck/">Continued</a>

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Transport minister to give keynote address at annual conference

Transport minister Baroness Vere will deliver this year’s keynote address at Transport for the South East’s annual conference 2020. Baroness Vere will be joined by a range of speakers from across the public and private sectors to discuss the big strategic transport issues in the South East. There will also be an opportunity for attendees &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2020/10/09/transport-minister-to-give-keynote-address-at-annual-conference/">Continued</a>

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‘Connections’ – September 2020

Network Rail partnership sealed Funding bid submitted ahead of comprehensive spending review End to rail franchises could lead to greater role for STBs We&#8217;re hiring! Tell us about your interests

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