COVID-19 Transport Trend Data - 8 - 14 June 2020

Transport Scotland is monitoring transport trends during the COVID-19 outbreak. This information provides a snapshot of travel across main modes. We use this information to inform Scottish Government policy in relation to both resilience and response. This information cannot be used to determine compliance with government guidance relating to non-essential travel in isolation. Police Scotland hold information in relation to penalty notices issued under emergency legislation. For the period 8 - 14 June we saw:

  • Walking journeys up by 10%
  • Cycling journeys up by 15%
  • Concessionary bus journeys up by 20%
  • Rail journeys up by 10%
  • Ferry journeys up by 40%
  • Air journeys up by 25%
  • Car journeys up by 40%

These figures are prepared by Transport Scotland statisticians and compare actual journeys against a lockdown baseline, taken from 18-24 May 2020. Figures are derived from a range of sources, including the Department for Transport National Travel Survey, data published in Scottish Transport Statistics, and data collected across the transport networks from a range of partners. This information is provided by Transport Scotland under the OGL3 licence.

Published Date 17 Jun 2020 Type Topic