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January 2001
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p6
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Findings of the national Travel Survey for 1998-2000, which gives details of the travel habits of residents in Great Britain, were presented and analyzed on how these vary according to factors such as age, gender, car ownership and where people live. On average, Great britain residents travelled 6,843 miles each year in the period 1998-2000. The average number of journeys made was 1,030 a person a year. 25 percent of journeys were under one mile, 80 percent of which were on foot. Men made an average of 1,041 trips a year. Car travel accounted for 80 percent of the total distance travelled. 28 percent of households in Great Britain did not have access to a car in 1998-2000.


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