Smart Transport

The future of cities: part one

It may feel counter-intuitive, but as a nation – even before the pandemic – we were travelling less. Since 2002, the average number of car trips has fallen 13%, according to the 2019 National Travel Survey (NTS).

It may feel counter-intuitive, but as a nation – even before the pandemic – we were travelling less. Since 2002, the average number of car trips has fallen 13%, according to the 2019 National Travel Survey (NTS).

The good news – from an environmental and active travel perspective – is that more people are walking – in terms of both the number of journeys and time spent.

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