TomTom Traffic Index
The world has changed,
traffic has changed.
The TomTom Traffic Index has been providing detailed insights on traffic congestion levels in over 400 cities around the world for the past 10 years. The report ranks cities from the most to the least congested. It’s powered by real traffic data and reflects all the changes on our roads in 2020, so it’s no surprise that this year’s ranking is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before.See full ranking
What has changed?
This year we observed a huge drop in urban congestion levels around the world
How different was the traffic in 2020?
Monthly changes in average congestion levels in all cities in 2020 compared to the same month in 2019. Each dot represents one city.
Cities in April 2020
Tracking the impact of COVID-19 through traffic
Compare weekly congestion levels in corresponding weeks of 2019 and 2020. The congestion levels are weighted averages. Each week starts on Monday and ends on Sunday.
The week with the biggest drop in congestion levels, compared to 2019.
2020 was unpredictable — and so was traffic
Traffic after COVID-19: A new beginning?
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the way we live, work and move. Lockdowns, remote working and other restrictions on movement have transformed patterns of movement and reduced traffic congestion in most cities.
What does the future have in store for traffic?
COVID-19 could change traffic forever. Will we embrace the shift in mobility and take a new path towards a safer, cleaner, congestion-free future?