Title: Time travel measures for the Strategic Road Network and local 'A' roads, England: Oct 2016 - Sept 2017

Organisation: Department for Transport
Date uploaded: 4th January 2018
Date published/launched: November 2017

This bulletin shows that despite a rise in traffic volumes, there was a slight fall in the average delay on the strategic road network (SRN).

The average delay on the SRN for the 12 months ending September 2017 was 8.9 seconds per vehicle per mile compared to free flow traffic, a year-on-year fall of 1% (or 0.1 seconds).

Average speed on the SRN also rose very slightly to 59.5mph, which represents a 0.3% rise on the year ending September 2016.

However, the average delay on local A roads increased by 0.8 seconds per vehicle per mile (1.7%).

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