Travel time measures for local ‘A’ roads, England: April 2016 to March 2017
- Department for Transport
- Part of:
- Road congestion and travel times, Road network and traffic, and Average speed and delay on local ‘A’ roads (CGN05)
- 18 May 2017
Statistics on the average delay and speed for local ‘A’ roads in England, for the year ending March 2017.
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Average delay and average speed statistics for local ‘A’ roads (managed by local highway authorities) in England, for April 2016 to March 2017.
The average delay is estimated to be 46.0 seconds per vehicle per mile when compared to free flow. This represents an increase of 2.7% compared to the year ending March 2016.
The average speed was 25.2mph. This is a 1.0% decrease on the year ending March 2016.
Average speeds have decreased steadily since the start of this series in 2014. Typically, these decreases have been greater on urban classified roads than on rural roads. However, in the recent quarter (January to March 2017), the decrease has been greater on rural roads.
Road congestion and travel times
SRN travel time measures 020 7944 2028
Local congestion and speeds 020 7944 6579
Published: 18 May 2017