Peninsula Transport

Our vision is to transform transport across the peninsula, enabling our society and economy to thrive and our unique and outstanding environment to flourish

Peninsula Transport is a shadow sub-national transport body, bringing together the five lead transport authorities in the peninsula; Cornwall, Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay to transform the economic potential of the region.

Working closely with co-opted members and key stakeholders from the private and public sector, the partnership is responsible for defining and delivering the strategic transport priorities for the peninsula.

The South West peninsula is an amazing place to live and work. Transport connections are vital for much of our activity and so our vision is for an enhanced transport system: more efficient, resilient and cleaner, helping to make the peninsula even better.


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A regional transport strategy

The first priority for Peninsula Transport is the development of a regional transport strategy, which plans and prioritises strategic infrastructure across the peninsula over the next thirty years. Speaking with one voice we will continue to build on our strong relationships and achievements to secure the best for our region.

Latest news

Peninsula Transport welcomes A382 approval announcement

Peninsula Transport welcomes the recent Government announcement regarding the £38 million in funding to support a new road scheme in Devon. The scheme includes plans to improve the A382 in Newton Abbot between the Trago Mills roundabout and Forches Cross and...

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Peninsula Transport welcomes consent for A303 Sparkford to Ilchester road upgrade

Peninsula Transport welcomes the Government’s decision to grant a development consent order for the A303 Sparkford to Ilchester dualling by Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, Secretary of State for Transport.
Peninsula Transport Chair Councillor Geoff Brown said: “Upgrading the road to a dual carriageway between Sparkford and Ilchester is an important milestone in delivering much needed improvements to the A303/A358/A30 corridor…

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