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Errors in big city forecasts highlighted

12 May 2017
Bristol: no traffic growth
Bristol: no traffic growth

 

Inaccurate travel demand forecasts for urban areas are highlighted in submissions to the Commission made by big city authorities.

Bristol City Council says that,  whereas road traffic volumes on the city’s motorways rose 15% between 2000 and 2014, traffic on A roads dropped 6% and AM peak traffic entering the city centre fell 11%. 

“This reflects national trends over the same time period, which have seen traffic on motorways substantially increase, with small decreases on...

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