Choices For Better Journeys: Physical Measures

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PHYSICAL MEASURES -Restricted access for cars to specific roads or areas at busy times.

  • Estimated Congestion Reduction
    Up to 24% depending on area, but traffic may be displaced to other areas.
  • Potential Revenue Raised Per Year 
    None directly would need to consider revenue sources alongside

Positive

  • Cleaner air in areas without motor traffic
  • More welcoming environment for pedestrians and cyclists
  • Could help to reduce congestion and enable faster, more reliable public transport Journeys in areas with targeted closures

Negative

  • Risk of traffic being displaced to other roads, causing congestion in other areas
  • Does not raise revenue to reinvest in public transport
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