Metro Project ‘huge opportunity for Wales’ says transport industry
An ambitious plan for a transformative integrated transport system in South Wales will take another step forwards today, as the First Minister launches a publicity campaign for the new Metro system.
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- Statistics & Research
An annual report presenting information for accessibility to public services, walking and cycling, public transport, roads and traffic, safety and environment.
- 87.3 per cent of adults (aged 16 and over) in Taith, 57.6 per cent of adults in TraCC, 90.8 per cent of adults in SWWITCH and 97.3 per cent of adults in Sewta can access key centre’s of employment or shopping by public transport within 1 hour before 9am on a weekday.
- Road traffic between 2007-2010 has fallen across Wales by; 2.0 per cent in Taith, 1.9 per cent in TraCC, 3.6 per cent in SWWITCH and 3.7 per cent in Sewta.
- Rail usage, measured by station entries/exits, has increased across Wales between 2007-08 and 2009-10 by; 6.8 per cent in Taith, 1.9 per cent in TraCC, 9.5 per cent in SWWITCH and 9.8 per cent in Sewta.
- Bus passengers across Wales are satisfied with the service they receive. The 2010 bus survey showed overall satisfaction rates of; 91 per cent in Taith, 92 per cent in TraCC, 88 per cent in SWWITCH and 87 per cent in Sewta.
- More children travel to school by walking in Taith, SWWITCH and Sewta than by using any other mode of transport.
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