Impacts of COVID-19 on travel in Perth

  • 53% reduction in the number of trips made by households per week across Australia
  • 32% of employed workers working from home across Australia
  • In Perth, in the course of one month (March 2020), there was an almost 40% reduction in vehicles moving in and out of the Perth CBD, recovering to a 20% reduction in early May
  • Patronage declined by more than 80% from early March to late April but picking up to 40% of pre-COVID patronage by the end of May

PATREC Perspectives, July 2020.

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