Berlin was just behind Paris, with 52% of the city moving on July 25. It’s a stark difference to its lowest point on March 23 when movement stood at just 8%.
Rome – one of the worst affected cities during the height of the European outbreak – hit a low point on April 3, with just 3% of the city moving compared to normal. On July 25, that number hit a promising 44%.
Meanwhile, 38% of Londoners were moving on July 25. That’s a significant increase from the city’s lowest point of 7% on April 4.
Of the cities we usually study, New York has consistently had the lowest percentage of people moving around. At its lowest point on April 18, only 4% of the city was moving compared to normal times. That has increased, reaching 23% on July 25, although it’s still well behind the movement in European cities outlined above.
We wanted to see how other major cities in the US were faring. While New York’s movement numbers are low, the city is doing pretty well compared to San Francisco.
On April 9, its lowest point, only 5% of San Fran was moving compared to normal times and that number hasn’t improved much at all. This weekend only 9% of the city was moving and a Stay Home Order is still in place.