Mobility increases as restrictions lifted in Raleigh

Commuters, Workers, and Shoppers re-emerging as mobility increases

June 22, 2020
Mobility by transportation method
  • As the Charlotte metro and North Carolina entered into Stay at Home Orders mobility data shows a dramatic decrease in movement.

  • According to Apple Maps data, residents and workers decreased their driving, transit use, and walking by more than half their usual levels.

  • Driving has gradually increased as more commuters return to offices and retail centers.

  • Walking has increased as more residents explore their neighborhoods.

  • Transit usage still remains well below average. Commuters still have lingering fears about the safety of buses and trains.

  • Mobility may decrease with ongoing layoffs and economic contraction.