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2023 Hertfordshire Traffic and Transport Data Report

🚗💨 Traffic flows are still 5% below pre COVID levels.

This is just one statistic from the newly published 2023 Traffic and Transport Data Report. Head to and dive into the full report now!. 🚀✨

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Key Headlines Include:

  1. Traffic volume increased up by 7.4% from 2021 to 2022, but still down by 4.8% compared to before COVID in 2019.
  2. There are now more vans on the road than ever before, up by 4.7% between 2019 and 2022.
  3. 2.2% of journeys involve cycling in 2022, either as the entire journey or as part of the journey.
  4. Walking is the primary mode of travel for journeys shorter than 1 mile, accounting for 76.0% in 2022.
  5. 75% of people want to see less traffic in their area in a survey conducted in 2023.
  6. 83% of people support proposals to make it easier for children to walk, cycle or scoot in a survey conducted in 2023.
  7. Hertfordshire recorded 17.5 million bus passenger journeys in 2021/22, showing an increase of 69% from the low point during the 2020/21 pandemic period.
  8. In 2021/22, rail passenger journeys in Hertfordshire surged by 158%, rebounding from the low point during the 2020/21 pandemic period.
  9. Electric Vehicle (EV) ownership is growing but still low, with 3.3% of households having fully electric cars in 2022.