U.S. VEHICLE TRAVEL REBOUNDS TO NEAR PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS, 15 STATES EXCEED PRE-COVID LEVELS
NEW REPORT EXAMINES COVID-19 IMPACT AND CURRENT TRENDS IN VEHICLE TRAVEL, COMMUTING, DAILY TRIPS, E-COMMERCE, CONGESTION AND FUTURE TRAVEL TRENDS
Report available on TRIP website at 5:00 a.m. EDT Wednesday, May 26
As the nation’s summer travel season begins, a new report examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on vehicle travel, commuting, daily trips, e-commerce, congestion and future travel trends will be released Wednesday by TRIP, a Washington, DC-based national transportation research nonprofit.
The report, “Transportation Impact and Implications of COVID-19,” finds U.S. vehicle travel has rebounded to near pre-pandemic levels, and vehicle travel in 15 states has exceeded pre-COVID levels. TRIP’s report includes the latest data and pre-pandemic data for all 50 states for vehicle travel, daily trips, and the share of residents staying home.
To request an embargoed copy of the report, contact Carolyn Kelly (see below).
Rocky Moretti – Director of Research & Policy, TRIP | 202.262.0714 (cell)
Carolyn Bonifas Kelly – Director of Communication & Research, TRIP | 703.801.9212 (cell)