Congestion on local ‘A’ roads statistics in England between January to March 2015.
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In year ending to March 2015, average speeds on local ‘A’ roads in England during the weekday morning peak were 23.9 mph. This is a 0.8% decrease on the year ending December 2014.
For individual months, average speeds on local ‘A’ roads in England were slower across January, February and March 2015, with decreases of 3.6%, 2.6% and 2.6% respectively, compared to the same months in 2014.
Over the longer term, a combination of increases in traffic on the ‘A’ road network and intermittent periods of high rainfall levels are likely to have contributed to the fall in speeds observed between March 2012 and March 2015.
Road congestion and travel times
SRN travel time measures 020 7944 2028
Local congestion and speeds 020 7944 6579