Transport and Travel in Scotland 2014
2. National Indicators
This bulletin provides updates to two National Indicators, which form part of the Scottish Government's National Performance Framework. The National Performance Framework measures and reports on the progress towards the Scottish Government's Purpose: creating a more successful country, with opportunities for all to flourish through increasing sustainable economic growth.
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Progress towards the Purpose is tracked by 7 Purpose Targets and supported by 16 National Outcomes - describing the kind of Scotland we want to be - and 50 National Indicators, covering key areas of health, justice, environment, economy, and education to measure progress.
National Indicator No. 4: Reduce number of driver journeys delayed due to traffic congestion
National Indicator No. 48: Increase the proportion of journeys to work made by public or active travel
NATIONAL INDICATORS - DETAIL
29.8% of journeys to work were by Public or Active travel, a similar proportion to 2013 (30.7%). This figure provides an update to National Indicator 48, which will show performance maintaining. Thirteen per cent of journeys to work were on foot, ten per cent were by bus, four per cent were by train and just less than three per cent were by bicycle.
11.7% of driver journeys were delayed due to congestion, a higher proportion than in 2013 (9.7%) but one percentage point below the 2006 baseline. This figure provides an update to National Indicator 4 which will show performance worsening.