The Australian Federal government began implementing travel and higher-level social distancing restrictions on the 26th of March 2020. We've written a whitepaper to shed light on how such widespread restrictions on our mobility impact upon traffic flow data. Specifically, this paper focuses on volume and speed data across both public and private transport assets.
What is reflected in the whitepaper?
To best reflect the changes in mobility and congestion data, we have chosen to compare data from our iconic Harbour Bridge. Specifically, we analysed dates within the week of March 2020Click here to view our whitepaper on Mobility in uncertainty
Visualisations for the 30th of March, 3rd and 4th of April
Origin-Destination Mapping for New South Wales, 23rd of March 2020
Compared to the first week of March, the traffic volumes across Sydney have decreased significantly, particularly for private vehicles.
There were decreases in volumes for both AM and PM peak hours, in both directions of traffic.When compared to the first week of March, restricted mobility is seen by a reduction in the number of individual journeys and less activity in our visualisation
Origin-Destination Mapping for New South Wales, 27th of March 2020
Origin-Destination Mapping for New South Wales, 28th of March 2020
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