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Ten percent drop in average distance travelled since 2002

TRAVEL DEMAND

04 August 2017

 

The number of trips made by people in England continued to fall last year and is now 13% lower than 2002, according to the National Travel Survey. 

People made on average 774 trips in 2016, excluding short walks (defined as being less than a mile in length). In 2002 the average was 886.  

Average distance travelled, excluding short walks, was 6,396 miles in 2016 – 10% below the 7,104 miles recorded in 2002. The 2016 figure was 3% lower than 2015.  

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