Lesney Street traffic analysis

The following traffic analysis was conducted during a series of one hour observations of Lesney Street, Richmond.

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The observations were made during the following periods:

  • Weekday morning peak
  • Weekday afternoon
  • Weekday evening peak
  • Weekend morning
  • Weekend afternoon
  • Weekend evening

The following data was collected:

  • Number of cars, bicycles, pedestrians and pedestrians using the pedestrian foot bridge (including pedestrians accompanied by prams or dogs).
  • Direction of travel along Lesney Street.
  • Number of arrivals into and departures from properties on the street.
  • Average time taken to travel along Lesney Street.

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Weekday morning peak
Friday 22nd August 2014
8 – 9am
10 degrees
Average car speed: 20 – 40 km/h

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Weekday afternoon
Thursday 21st August 2014
5 – 6pm
16 degrees
Average car speed: 20 – 40km/h

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Weekday evening peak
Thursday 21st August 2014
7 – 8pm
12 degrees
Average car speed: 30km/h

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Weekend morning
Saturday 23rd August 2014
10 – 11am
14 degrees
Average car speed: 20km/h

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Weekend afternoon
Saturday 23rd August 2014
3 – 4pm
18 degrees
Average car speed: 20 – 40km/h

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Weekend evening
Saturday 23rd August 2014
6 – 7pm
15 degrees
Average car speed: 30 – 50km/h


Image sources

  1. Lesney Street, this and subsequent images copyright the author.
  2. Weekday morning peak.
  3. Weekday afternoon.
  4. Weekday evening peak.
  5. Weekend morning.
  6. Weekend afternoon.
  7. Weekend evening.
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