HC Deb 02 April 1998 vol 309 cc593-4W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what estimates he has made of future growth in road traffic within the Greater London area. [36583]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Forecasts using the Department's strategic multi-modal transport model, known as "LTS", suggest that traffic volumes in the peak periods will be around 15% higher by 2011 within the Greater London area. For the inter-peak period, traffic is estimated to grow by 20%. These forecasts take no account of policies that will follow the Government's forthcoming White Paper on Integrated Transport.

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