TTF Local Authority Data Digest

Each week the Transport Technology Forum publishes summary of data gathered from a range of local authorities across the country, providing an overview of how public behaviour is changing as a result of Coronavirus restrictions being eased.  This helps in understanding whether travel habits are returning to normal or what new patterns are being experienced. Local Authorities can benefit by being able to compare what is happening in their areas with the national picture, allowing local and national comparisons to be drawn.

Please click here to see this week’s update: where there are also the previous reports for comparison.

The report suggests traffic is slowly getting back to pre-crisis levels but that car travel is growing less than other vehicle types.

Data gathered from a number of local authorities across England also indicates there has still been no return to a full morning traffic peak.

Cycling statistics continue to suggest a weekday decline since the beginning of June but weekend levels are increasing.

The report also highlights how authorities are changing enforcement to reinforce sustainable mobility initiatives, supporting more take-up and surveying residents to ensure public support, plus taking an academic route to improved air quality.

If you have any requests for datasets you feel will be beneficial to you that we may be able to offer, please email the report authors at  Please also use this address to share any press releases or social media links to best practice examples you have in your authority.

Published 15/07/20