In Kiev, on April 5, there is a strict quarantine. Public transport is now allowed only with special passes, and the townspeople, in order to get to work, moved to their own cars or taxis. As a result, there is a traffic collapse in the capital – many kilometers of traffic jams, complicated, moreover, by road repairs. The situation was similar during last year’s lockdown.
According to the Traffic Index, in 2020 in Kiev, the road congestion index was 51%. There was relatively free movement in the capital for only 48 days. The worst day was Friday, December 18, when the road congestion index was 101%.
On average, Kiev drivers spent 207 hours in traffic jams a year.
In Odessa, the road congestion index was 44%, local drivers were stuck in traffic jams for an average of 6 days and 23 hours. In Kharkov, traffic jams took motorists 6 days and 19 hours, in Dnipro – 6 days and 3 hours.
In Istanbul (Turkey) and Chongqing (China), drivers spent 8 days and 8 hours in traffic jams last year.
More than 7 days of traffic jams went to drivers in Manila (Philippines), Bangkok (Thailand), Mumbai (India).
At the level of our Odessa, the drivers of Bangalore (India) spent 6 days and 23 hours in traffic jams last year.
In Romanian Bucharest, motorists were stuck in traffic jams for 6 days and 21 hours. In total, drivers from New Delhi (India), Tel Aviv (Israel), Changchun (China), Taipei (Taiwan), Lodz (Poland), Dublin (Ireland), Tokyo (Japan), Krakow ( Poland).
Drivers in the Brazilian city of Recife had to stand in traffic jams for 5 days and 15 hours, as well as drivers in the Peruvian Lima. In Pune (India), motorists spent 5 days and 13 hours on traffic jams, in Cairo (Egypt) – 5 days and 6 hours, in Mexico City (Mexico) – 5 days and 4 hours.