Lodz ranked first in Poland’s most crowded cities ranking – indicated in the annual Tum Tum Movement Index report published on Wednesday. As a result of the epidemic, a significant decrease in traffic density has been recorded in all Polish cities.

According to the report describing the condition of roads in 2020 in more than 400 cities around the world, the epidemic has had a significant impact on the level of road congestion, both in the country and in the world.

“In all 12 Polish cities included in the report, a decrease in the level of congestion was recorded – by an average of 5 percentage points, and during peak hours by an average of 15 pages. So the epidemic had a major effect in slowing the trend, which is the level of congestion in Polish cities. , Which increased every year “- noticeable.

The largest annual reductions in congestion on Polish roads were recorded in Poznan (by 13 pages), Warsaw (by 9 pages) and in Krakow (by 9 pages).

Globally, the level of obstruction has decreased by about a fifth (20%).

“Although traffic is down in 2020, it will not be a long-term trend. We will see a renewed increase in road traffic as employees return to their offices and routines. This is why it is time for city planners, decision-makers, employers and drivers. To summarize the measures that will be taken to reduce road congestion in the future “- said Anna Novak, a TomTom expert, quoted in the statement.

Despite the lack of traffic, as in previous editions of the report, ód still tops the national list of the most crowded cities in Poland. Drivers who drive the streets of ód can expect an increase in average travel time of 42%. Comparison when traffic is as low as possible. This represents a decrease of 5 points compared to the previous year

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In the Polish ranking of 12 cities, Lodz followed: Krakow (36%), Wroclaw (35%), Poznan (31%), Warsaw (31%), Tricity (29%), Bidguszcz (27%), Szczecin (27%) ), Lublin (26%) and Bialystok (22%).

The list indicates that the busiest in ód is: ul. Zakodnia, Al. Piłsudskiego, Al. Włókniarzy and ul. Zgierska. In Warsaw – ul. Puławska, Aleje Jerozolimskie, Wawelska, al. Piłsudski. In Krakow – ul. Zakopiańska, Opolska, al. 29 Listopada, Nowohucka, and Wroclaw – ul. Grabiszyńska, Zwycięska, Traugutt and Kosmonautów.

Moscow again opens the ranking of Europe’s busiest cities (54 percent more) ahead of Istanbul (51 percent) and Kiev (51 percent). In the world, the title of Busiest City in 2020 was awarded to Moscow as well ahead of Bombaj, Bogotá and Manila (53 percent each).

Specialized among other things in the production of navigation devices, TomTom in a published report compiled data for 2020 on road conditions in 416 cities from 57 countries. (PAP)

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