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Sam Smith looks at how rail services are performing in the South West, and Chris Packham returns to wildlife-friendly Elbury Farm in East Devon.

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29 minutes

Last on

Mon 3 Dec 2012 19:30
BBC One Channel Islands, South West only

Which way forward for car and rail travel?

Which way forward for 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.

Have we fallen out of love with the car?

Have we fallen out of love with the car?

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

 

Richard Westcott talks to 19-year-old Lee Vernon 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 in the South West

On the Move in the South West

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.

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterSam Smith
ReporterChris Packham
Series EditorSimon Willis

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