Research and analysis

Public attitudes to roads in England, September 2014

Investigates people’s attitudes to the importance of the strategic rail network and how this varies among people of different gender, age and working status.

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Public attitudes to roads in England, September 2014

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This report investigates how the public feels about:

  • the importance of the strategic road network (SRN) to England’s economy and their own lives
  • investment in the SRN

The findings are presented in relation to demographic, and the frequency and type of use of the SRN.

The report also contains comparative findings from 3 waves of research on investment in roads and perceptions of drivers of growth.

All waves were carried out via the TNS in-home CAPI Omnibus survey, interviewing 3,512 adults living in England in June 2013, 3,492 in September 2013 and 3,448 in September 2014.

Read the full findings from wave 1.

Read the full findings from wave 2.

This research has informed government’s thinking around roads reform and development of the ‘Road investment strategy’.

Published 15 January 2015