In 2016, the average Belgian motorist spent 38 hours and 49 minutes in traffic jams. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this figure must decrease.
Road congestion - Belgium and international comparison
hours spent by average driver per year
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European Commission (2018), Hours spent in road congestion annually, https://ec.europa.eu/transport/facts-fundings/scoreboard/compare/energy-union-innovation/road-congestion_en (consulted on 04/10/2018).
UN target: 9.1 - Develop quality, reliable, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, including regional and transborder infrastructure, to support economic development and human well-being, with a focus on affordable and equitable access for all.
UN indicator: the selected indicator does not correspond to a UN indicator, but is related to UN target 9.1.
SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals: United Nations (2015), Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 25 September 2015, document A/RES/70/1.
Indicators: United Nations (2017), Work of the Statistical Commission pertaining to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 6 July 2017, document A/RES/71/313.
UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/ (consulted on 23/10/2018).
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