Research and analysis

Induced travel demand: an evidence review

Literature review on the evidence for induced travel demand, the increased vehicle traffic occurring from road capacity improvements.

Documents

Latest evidence on induced travel demand: an evidence review

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Details

Study reviewing evidence on induced demand to attempt to understand

  • the size of the effect
  • where and under what conditions induced demand occurs

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

Published 29 October 2018