Mobility Is mobility recovering around the world?

Data on auto congestion, public transit, and the number of people going to work (foot traffic) provides a glimpse of whether activity is starting to get back to normal around the globe.

04 Jun 2020
  • US auto congestion has bounced back from a late-May dip, while use of public transit and foot traffic to work are rising slowly.
  • All three measures in Canada are also recovering.
  • Congestion in Brazil and Argentina has fallen sharply, though foot traffic has continued to rise from late-March lows.
  • Auto congestion in Germany has recovered to pre-COVID-19 levels. It has also risen sharply in France, though it has dipped in the UK.
  • All countries examined except the UK have seen significant increases in use of public transit.
  • The UK is also a laggard in foot traffic to work.
  • Japan has seen a downtick in congestion, and public transit is trending down.
  • Australia is seeing a steady rise in all three measures.
  • Relative congestion in Indonesia has fallen to nearly zero, while foot traffic to work has been steady and public transit has risen modestly.

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