Mass Transit Improvements for the South East (30 year plan)

Within the Transport for the South East’s Strategic Investment Plan there are many proposed improvements to the mass transit network within Sussex. These improvements are:

Mass Rapid Transit Systems & Fastway

Mass Rapid Transit Systems are usually either a dedicated bus system or a dedicated light rail/tram system which runs on its own infrastructure, but is still able to use roads where space is restricted. Aims to provide a faster system them regular busses by bypassing traffic and taking more direct routes. Fastway is an existing MRT system which exists in Crawley, it is proposed to roll Fastway to more areas around Crawley

  • Sussex Coast Mass Rapid Transit
  • Eastbounre/Wealden Mass Rapid Transit
  • Hastings/Bexhill Mass Rapid Transit
  • Fastway Extension – Crawley to Horsham
  • Fastway Extension – Crawley to East Grinstead
  • Fastway Extension – Haywards Heath to Burgess Hill
  • Fastway Extension – Crawley to Redhill

Mobility Hubs

Mobility Hubs are interchange areas where people are able to change mode of transport such as switching between rail, bus, bike, taxi & private motor vehicles if there is a park & ride. Mobility Hubs are suggested at the following locations:

  • Shoreham Strategic Mobility Hub
  • A27/A23 Patcham Interchange Strategic Mobility Hub
  • Eastbourne/Polegate Strategic Mobility Hub
  • Three Bridges Strategic Mobility Hub

Other Improvements

  • A27 Falmer-Polegate Bus stop and Layby Improvements
  • A22 Corridor Rural Bus Service Improvements
  • A23 Corridor Rural Bus Service Improvements
  • A24 Corridor Rural Bus Service Improvements
  • A26 Corridor Lewes – Royal Tunbridge Wells Rural Bus Service Improvements
  • A26 Corridor Newhaven Area Rural Bus Service Improvements
  • A272 Corridor Rural Bus Service Improvements
  • A264 Corridor Rural Bus Service Improvements
  • A29 Corridor Rural Bus Service Improvements
  • A283 Corridor Rural Bus Service Improvements
  • A281 Corridor Rural Bus Service Improvements

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