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03/12/2012

With Bristol's transport situation reaching crisis point, Alastair McKee investigates what could be a radical solution to get the city moving. And are some of us falling out of love with the car? Richard Westcott investigates a new report into road and rail travel and asks what it means for the people who plan our transport network. And the Gloucestershire family business recycling planes.

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29 minutes

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Mon 3 Dec 2012 19:30
BBC One West

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.

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.

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.

Where old planes go to die

Where old planes go to die

Have you ever wondered what happens to redundant jet planes?

 

Inside Out visits the final resting place for over 500 aeroplanes that have spent more than 20 years crossing the globe.

 

Watch the video feature on the BBC News website.

 

 

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterAlastair McKee
Series EditorDimitri Houtart

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