Road congestion across 100 cities in China has tailed off since Chinese New Year

Congestion defined as ratio of peak

to non-peak travel times

2.0

2017-2019

1.8

1.6

1.4

2020

1.2

1.0

4 wks

before

2 wks

before

Chinese

New Year

2 wks

after

4 wks

after

6 wks

after

Congestion defined as ratio of peak to non-peak travel times

2.0

2017-2019

1.8

1.6

1.4

2020

1.2

1.0

4 weeks

before

2 weeks

before

2 weeks

after

4 weeks

after

6 weeks

after

Chinese

New Year