Travel app data suggests public transport is bouncing back,
John Siraut’s analysis of travel app usage sheds lights on public transport habits as cities around the world came out of lockdown after the Covid-19 pandemic
Moovit is one of a number of global Mobility as a Service providers. It has around 900 million users worldwide and covers over 3,400 cities. During the Covid-19 pandemic it has been publishing weekly high-level data on the use of its app, with a comparison to usage in a typical week in 2019. We do not know the exact correlation between the number of times people use the app and their propensity to take public transport or total public transport usage.