Although transportation agencies were hopeful that the pandemic would be a catalyst for people to permanently drive less, this 2021 analysis of U.S. transportation trends indicates otherwise. Read the COVID Transportation Trends eBook from StreetLight Data to understand Vehicle Miles Traveled trends across the nation and state-by-state, as well as latest time-of-day commuting trends for key U.S. metropolitan areas.
The research leverages anonymous location data from cellphones, navigation devices and commercial truck fleets that StreetLight uses to understand vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian mobility patterns. The eBook also features insights from a CNK report on COVID-19’s impact on minority businesses and systematic inequality. It is available for download on StreetLight’s website.