§ Mr. MacShane
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what is the average speed of a journey through central London in daylight by(a) car, (b) bus and (c) bicycle. 
§ Mr. Hill
[holding answer 9 June 2000]The average speeds recorded in the 1999 DETR door-to-door journey times survey in central London were:
Miles per hour (a) Car 3.4 (b) Bus 2.5 (c) Bicycle 5.4
These are door-to-door journey times and so include an element of walking to and from bus stops, car parks etc. All journeys are made within the hours of 7am and 7pm.
The full results of the survey are published in the DETR Transport Statistics Bulletin SB (00) 14, "Journey Times Survey, Inner and Central London: 1999", available in the House of Commons Library.