Multi-sector Are people starting to move around more?

UBS Evidence Lab provides data on traffic congestion as a gauge of economic and leisure activity. This dataset covers 300+ cities in 30+ countries.

29 Apr 2020
  • Vehicle traffic in Austria, Denmark, and Germany is recovering faster than public transit.
  • Traffic in Denmark is now 30% below last year's level vs. 50% below in mid-April.
  • Transit ridership is still down 65% relative to mid-January.

Relative Congestion in Germany, Denmark and Austria

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, TomTom

Public Transit Ridership in Germany, Denmark and Austria (% change vs. 15-Jan)

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, Moovit