Impact of COVID-19 on The Transportation Industry – Importance of Traffic Data

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the world significantly in different aspects. Most businesses had to close due to the imposed restrictions by the local and federal governments. These restrictions have changed traffic patterns and reduced traffic congestion in most areas.

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Uber: Traffic Congestion’s Cure or Epidemic?

Since launching in 2010, Uber has grown into a transportation giant, claiming over 50% of the ride-hauling market. The popularity of Uber stems from the convenience and affordability of their rides. Exact cost is calculated based on weather, demand and other unpredictable factors. Uber has long claimed that it can help reduce traffic by getting people into shared rides and eliminating circling in search of parking, but does it actually?

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