20 Mar 2020
The coronavirus epidemic COVID-19 began to affect traffic in Moscow. So, against the backdrop of news about the arrival of the disease in Russia in the morning hours, the number of cars on the roads decreased by 11% due to the fact that many switched to the remote work mode
At the same time, significant difficulties are observed in the evenings, especially near large shops and large shopping centers. About this, with reference to the data of the capital’s city hall, Kommersant reports.
“But in the evening the third day is eight-point traffic jams. In the shopping center, where there are large supermarkets, we record unusual activity. In addition, drivers began to violate parking rules more, alas, mainly where ground transportation works, ”the Moscow City Hall noted. The department also emphasized that the number of taxi rides was reduced by about 10%, but the number of rides on rented car sharing cars increased.
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