Over half of the British public (53%) think that public transport in the UK simply does not meet their needs
More people in Dundee own a car than the rest of the UK, with 81.4% owning one vehicle
Brits still love their car (32.5%) and more 16-29 year olds love their car than any other group (39.1%)
People in Edinburgh use the bus the most frequently for journeys within a 15 mile radius (66%)
More people in Leeds (12%) have used app based taxi services in the last month for journeys within a 15 mile radius
More over 60s own a car than any other age group (69.8%)
In the last month, more people aged 16-29 have used the bus (48.9) or the train (31.7%) than any other age group
Timetables and a service that is not convenient makes local travel the most difficult for people (37.5%), and this is felt most acutely amongst 16-29 year olds (41.8%)
28% of people in the UK think driverless car will be the norm by 2025
The survey results led to widespread media coverage following a successful Westminster event attended by MPs and senior figures from the transport industry who engaged in lively discussions around the data.
National and Scottish national coverage included STV.tv, The Herald, The Scotsman, i (The Independent) and Mail Online. Regional coverage included Edinburgh Evening News, Clyde 1, Heart East Scotland, Newcastle Evening Chronicle, Doncaster Free Press, Stirling Observer, Forth 1, Moray Firth Radio, Yorkshire Times, The Star (Sheffield), Glasgow Live and London Loves Business, among others.
37 pieces of media coverage were generated, in addition to social media coverage.
· Print and online coverage reach of 4,147,036
· Online coverage: 26 articles
· Print coverage: Eight articles
· Radio coverage: Three radio broadcasts
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