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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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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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