Research and analysis

Factors impacting road traffic growth

Evidence assessment review of peer-reviewed papers and reports to gain a better understanding of traffic growth trends.

Documents

Latest evidence on factors impacting road traffic growth: an evidence review

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Details

Rapid evidence assessment review updating evidence on:

  • traffic growth trends
  • the factors driving traffic growth trends

The review presents findings on how car usage and ownership are affected by:

  • technological changes
  • social attitudes
  • economic situations
  • demographics
  • political approaches
  • geographical locations
  • environmental changes

The findings from this research informed the development of the Draft ‘Road Investment Strategy 2’.

Published 29 October 2018