Road network challenges map

An interactive map was created to give an overview of some of the challenges facing London's road network, for example, locations with the most congestion, worst air quality or highest collision rate.

International case studies

This report identifies a sample of 37 projects where cities have delivered schemes with highway and urban realm benefits and sought to use innovation in their design and delivery.

London's street family

Theory, application & case studies

This document sets out the theory behind the development of the street types, and details case studies of specific locations in London which exemplify how they could be applied.

Technical notes

These notes provide greater detail on some of the topics that were central to the RTF deliberations, including recent trends for vehicular traffic and car ownership.

Technical note 1: What is the over-arching transport and travel context?

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Technical note 2: What are the main trends and patterns for road traffic in London?

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Technical note 3: Freight servicing and logistics in London

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Technical note 4: How has cycling grown in London?

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Technical note 5: What are the main trends and developments affecting van traffic?

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Technical note 6: What are the trends and patterns of powered two-wheeler traffic?

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Technical note 7: What are the trends and patterns of bus and coach traffic?

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Technical note 8: How does London's road network contribute to accessibility?

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Technical note 9: How does the road network perform in terms of speed and congestion?

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Technical note 10: What is the capacity of the road network for private motorised traffic?

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Technical note 11: To what extent is congestion and unreliability on the road network caused by factors that can be influenced by our road network management?

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Technical note 12: How many cars are there in London?

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Technical note 13: What are the motivations for owning a car?

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Technical note 14: Who travels by car in London?

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Technical note 15: Why do people travel by car?

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Technical note 16: Understanding why people change behaviour

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Technical note 17: The availability of realistic alternatives to car

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Technical note 18: What are the recent trends in casualties and collisions?

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Technical note 19: What are the patterns in road safety across London's road network?

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Technical note 20: What are the main health impacts?

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Technical note 21: What is air quality on the road network?

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Technical note 22: What are the implications of policies to improve the road network for local air pollution?

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Technical note 23: What do our customers want?

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Better Streets Delivered

Schemes completed under the Better Streets programme are examples of public realm improvements that may be applied to future Roads Task Force initiatives. 

GLA consultation

We consulted with stakeholders and the public in 2012 on how they think the road network should look going forward.