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Public Transport

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 2 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent estimate she has made of the proportion of people who travel by public transport in (a) rural and (b) urban areas. (198597)

The following table shows the proportion of trips by people living in urban and rural areas which are by public transport.

Proportion of trips by main mode by residents of urban and rural areas, Great Britain, 2006

Public transport

Urban

11

London

26

Other urban

9

Rural

4

Total

10

Source:

DfT: National Travel Survey 2006