Each car journey that can be shifted to public transport reduces the risk of death and serious injuries on our roads. For each kilometre driven, car occupants are 5 times more likely to be killed than public transport passengers.
Chart: Fatalities per 100 million passenger kilometres
Countries with public transport that works have lower road tolls than countries where residents are forced to rely on their cars.
Chart: International Traffic Deaths
Note: Cities where a larger share of travel is made by public transport tend to suffer from fewer traffic fatalities.
Tell your MP that we need public transport that works.