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A transport special. Is our love affair with the car coming to an end? Richard Westcott investigates the latest research. Also, what's been the impact on Nottingham of the UK's first workplace parking levy? And we're on our bikes celebrating the people who've made Raleigh of Nottingham a worldwide brand over 125 years.

29 minutes

Last on

Mon 3 Dec 2012 19:30
BBC One East Midlands, HD only

Which way forward for Britain's car and rail travel?

Which way forward for Britain's car and rail travel?

BBC Inside Out has been given the first look at research into something surprising that has been happening on Britain's roads over the past decade or more.

 

The figures suggest that we might just be falling out of love with the motor car - that the car might have "peaked", because the average number of miles we all drive has been virtually the same since about 2002.

 

Read the full story on the BBC News website from BBC Transport Correspondent, Richard Westcott.

Has Britain fallen out of love with the car?

Has Britain fallen out of love with the car?

Is Britain's love affair with the car in decline and is transport policy on the right track?

 

Richard Westcott talks to 19-year-old Lee Vernon from Mansfield who explains why he thinks young men are driving fewer miles than in the mid-1990s.

 

Watch a video feature on the BBC News website.

On the Move

On the Move

A new RAC Foundation report looks into the theory that our average mileage might have peaked because the average number of miles we drive has been virtually the same since about 2002.

 

Read the full report and look at how travel patterns have been changing in your region.

Workplace Parking Levy

Workplace Parking Levy

Nottingham is losing businesses to other cities over its workplace parking tax, the Chamber of Commerce has warned.

 

Read the full story on the BBC News website.

Public transport challenge for TV team

Public transport challenge for TV team

When the BBC Inside Out team were making a film about the future of transport, they set themselves a challenge.

 

The TV crew tried to make the film exclusively without using a car to see how practical it is to use public transport.

 

So how did they get on?

 

Watch the video feature on the BBC News website.

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PresenterMarie Ashby
Series EditorTony Roe

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