Congestion on local ‘A’ roads, England: July to September 2014
Congestion on local ‘A’ roads statistics in England between July to September 2014.
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In the year ending to September 2014:
- average speeds on local ‘A’ roads in England during the weekday morning peak were 24.3 mph. This is a 0.4% decrease on the year ending June 2014.
For individual months, July and September 2014:
- average speeds on local ‘A’ roads in England were slower in July and September 2014, with decreases of 2.3% and 1.9% respectively, compared to the same months in 2013. The month of August is excluded from this measure.
Over the longer term, a combination of increases in traffic on the ‘A’ road network and increased levels of rainfall are likely to have contributed to the fall in speeds observed between March 2012 and September 2014.
Road congestion and travel times
SRN travel time measures 020 7944 2028
Local congestion and speeds 020 7944 6579