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Budget boost for South East roads

A multi-billion pound investment in the South East’s Strategic Road Network will take place over the next five years following confirmation of the Government’s Roads Investment Strategy for 2020-25. A dozen schemes from across the region have been included in the programme, with four committed for construction and a further eight ‘pipeline’ schemes to be &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2020/03/16/budget-boost-for-south-east-roads/">Continued</a>

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Connections – March 2020

Our message to the Chancellor: Invest in the South East to help level up the UK TfSE in the news Developing our freight strategy Meet the team: Benn White

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£5bn bus and cycle funding announcement is good news for South East – but investment can’t stop there

Commenting in response to the Government’s announcement re: progressing with HS2 and new funding for bus and cycle infrastructure, Cllr Keith Glazier, chair of Transport for the South East, said: “Today’s announcement is good news for people and businesses in the South East and across the UK. As our transport strategy makes clear, a better &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2020/02/11/5bn-bus-and-cycle-funding-announcement-is-good-news-for-south-east-but-investment-cant-stop-there/">Continued</a>

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South East transport partnership grows as Network Rail, Highways England and TfL come on board

A unique partnership focused on boosting investment in the South East’s transport network has taken a step forward with the addition of major new partners. Network Rail, Highways England and Transport for London have all agreed to join the board of Transport for the South East, working alongside civic and business leaders representing more than &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2020/02/11/south-east-transport-partnership-grows-as-network-rail-highways-england-and-tfl-come-on-board/">Continued</a>

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South East residents help shape thirty-year strategy to transform region’s transport network

More than 3,500 people, businesses, campaign groups and other organisations from across the South East have had their say on a thirty-year transport strategy to improve journeys, boost jobs, increase quality of life and help cut carbon emissions to net-zero. The feedback is the result of a three-month public consultation by Transport for the South &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2020/01/27/south-east-residents-help-shape-thirty-year-strategy-to-transform-regions-transport-network/">Continued</a>

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Hundreds turn out to transport strategy regional roadshow

More than 300 people from across the South East attended one of a series of roadshow events in October to find out more about our draft transport strategy for the South East. The events in Reading, Woking, Canterbury, Brighton and Southampton were jointly hosted with local authorities and local enterprise partnerships, giving a local perspective &hellip; <a href="https://transportforthesoutheast.org.uk/2019/11/14/hundreds-turn-out-to-transport-strategy-regional-roadshow/">Continued</a>

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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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