Traffic back to 93% and public transport use at highest since mid-March

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Man Traveling to work in a bus

(Source: The Sun)

Traffic is almost back to pre-coronavirus levels and public transport use at the highest since mid-March - as the UK gets back to work.

Road traffic is bouncing back as Brits get back on the roads, with use at 93 per cent of what it was before the pandemic fully hit.

People using trains, tubes and buses has steadily increased since lockdown restrictions were relaxed. While carriages are still only about 30 per cent full, this is a dramatic increase back to footfall levels last seen before the country went into lockdown.

He said: "It's very important that people should be going back to work if they can now. "I think everybody has sort of taken the 'stay at home if you can' advice - I think we should now say, well, 'go back to work if you can'."

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