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Road Traffic

Transport written question – answered on 11th June 2009.

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Photo of Theresa Villiers Theresa Villiers Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what methodology is used by his Department and its contractors to monitor levels of congestion on rural, urban and inter-urban roads.

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The methodologies for the Department's inter-urban and urban congestion PSA indicators can be found on the DfT website at the following web addresses:

Inter-urban r07revisedbaseline.pdf

Urban review2004psatargets2

While strategic A-roads in rural areas are included in the inter-urban indicator, there is no separate indicator for rural roads.

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