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Active Travel

Transport and Travel in Scotland

Overview

Organisation:
Transport Scotland

Media type:
Statistics

Topic:
Active Travel

Setting:
Employees / workplace, Pupils & students / education, Leisure & recreation / tourism

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Annual publication which presents a comprehensive statistical picture of transport activity.
Covers a wide range of topics including personal and cross-modal travel (walking and cycling).

Key statistics

12%
of commuters walk to work (TATIS 2018)
20%
of all journeys had walking as the main mode (TATIS 2018)
43%
of journeys under 2 miles were made by walking (TATIS 2018)
33
pedestrian fatalities in 2018 on Scotland's roads (RRCS 2018)
395
pedestrians killed or seriously injured in 2018 on Scotland's roads (RRCS 2018)
855
pedestrians slightly injured in 2018 on Scotland's roads (RRCS 2018)
17th
is Scotland's position out of 36 countries - with a pedestrian fatality rate of 8 people per million
52%
of journeys to school were on foot (TATIS 2018)
42%
had used the bus in the past month (TATIS 2018)
29%
of households have no access to a car (TATIS 2018)
Wealthier people
more likely to drive or take train, less likely to walk or catch bus (TATIS 2018)
Scottish Transport Statistics is an annual publication which presents a comprehensive statistical picture of transport activity (National and Official). It covers a wide range of topics including personal and cross-modal travel (walking and cycling). It contains information from the Scottish Household Survey and the 2011 Census.
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