Select Committee on Transport, Local Government and the Regions Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence


LIST OF KEY INDICATORS CURRENTLY USED FOR INTERNAL MONITORING OF PROGRESS AGAINST 10 YEAR PLAN OBJECTIVES

IndicatorMeasured as
—  Road congestionAverage time lost per vehicle km vs free flow (trunk roads) and night-time speeds (urban areas)
—  Schemes in Highways Agency Targeted Programme of Improvements (a) approved, (b) started, (c) completed No of major schemes (over £5m)
—  Major local roads schemes (a) approved, (b) started, (c) completed No of major schemes in operation
—  Local charging schemes in operation No of schemes in operation
—  Road casualtiesAnnual total killed and seriously injured
—  Condition of local roads National Road Maintenance Condition Survey defects index
—  Level of maintenance backlog Value of outstanding maintenance
—  Rail passenger traffic (a) total, (b) inter-city Passenger km
—  Rail punctuality and reliability Public Performance Measurement indicator (performance vs scheduled service)
—  Rail overcrowding (London commuter lines) Passengers in Excess of Capacity (am peak) vs SRA standard
—  Rail freight carried Tonne km
—  Rail passenger satisfaction Percentage satisfied with journey (averaged over 2 surveys)
—  New rail rolling stock New vehicles in service
—  Installation of Train Protection Warning System Proportion of programme completed
—  Signals Passed at Danger "Serious SPADS" (HSE categories 3-8, annual average)
—  Light Rail UsePassenger Journeys
—  New light rail lines (a) approved, (b) started, (c) completed No of schemes
—  Bus usePassenger journeys (total, and separately for London, other metropolitan areas, non-metropolitan areas)
—  Bus passenger satisfaction Average satisfaction rating from quarterly surveys
—  Average age of bus fleet Average age of registered vehicles
—  New bus priority schemes No of new schemes completed
—  Rural access to bus services Percentage of rural households within easy reach of at least hourly bus service
—  Cycling tripsTrips per person per year
—  London Underground reliability Excess journey time
—  London Underground Capacity Train km run
—  London Underground passenger satisfaction Annual average of quaterly surveys
—  CO2 emissions from terrestrial transport Total annual GB road + rail emissions, million tonnes of carbon
—  New car CO2 emissions Average emissions all new cars sold in Europe, g/km
—  Air pollution from road traffic Emissions from road traffic of Nitrogen Oxides + PM 10 particulates, kilotonnes
—  Installation of lower noise surfaces on trunk roads Percentage of Highways Agency roads where installation complete
—  Multi-modal studies concluded No of studies where final recommendations received from regional planning bodies
—  Accessibility for disabled people Percentages of (a) buses, (b) trains accessible by wheelchair
—  Availability of integrated transport information Progress against Transport Direct project milestones
—  Expenditure against profile Public spending vs up-dated 10 Year Plan profiles


Table 1

FARE INDICES BY AREA AND MODE

  
Bus fare indices 1994-95=100
Rail fare indices 1994-95=100
  
London
% ch
English metro-
politan areas
% ch
English shire counties
% ch
London Under-
ground cash terms at Jan.
London Under-
ground
yr-on-yr
% change in cash terms
ONS all rail index cash terms
ONS rail yr-on-yr % change in cash terms
RPI all items
Annual
% ch
Current (cash prices)
1994-95
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
1995-96
105.1
5.1
105.3
5.3
104.2
4.2
105.2
5.2
104.6
4.6
103.2
3.2
1996-97
109.6
4.3
110.9
5.3
109.3
4.8
109.1
3.7
107.9
3.2
105.7
2.4
1997-98
113.6
3.7
117.5
6.0
114.9
5.2
113.9
4.4
110.9
2.8
109.2
3.3
1998-99
118.2
4.0
123.1
4.8
120.3
4.7
119.2
4.7
115.3
4.0
112.7
3.1
1999-2000
121.8
3.1
129.3
5.0
125.8
4.5
122.2
2.5
119.1
3.3
114.4
1.6
2000-01
121.8
0.0
134.8
4.3
132.6
5.4
126.2
3.3
121.4
1.9
117.8
2.9
% ch since 1994-95
21.8
34.8
32.6
26.2
21.4
17.8
Latest Oct-Dec 01
119.5
144.0
139.9
128.4
125.7
119.5
Real terms
(constant prices)
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
ONS
rail
index
real
ONS
rail
%
change
real
  
  
1994-95
98.7
98.9
99.5
102.6
102.6
  
  
1995-96
100.4
1.8
100.8
1.9
100.4
0.9
104.5
1.9
103.8
1.2
  
  
1996-97
102.2
1.8
103.7
2.9
102.8
2.4
105.8
1.3
104.6
0.8
  
  
1997-98
102.6
0.4
106.4
2.6
104.7
1.8
106.9
1.1
104.1
-0.5
  
  
1998-99
103.5
0.8
108.0
1.5
106.2
1.4
108.5
1.4
104.9
0.8
  
  
1999-2000
105.0
1.5
111.6
3.4
109.3
2.9
109.5
1.0
106.7
1.7
  
  
2000-01
102.0
-2.9
113.1
1.3
111.9
2.4
109.8
0.3
105.7
-1.0
  
  
% ch since 1994-95
3.4
14.3
12.5
7.1
3.0
  
  





 
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