The average traffic volume on national roads outside cities has increased since 2015 by over a fifth and reached 13.6 thousand. vehicles daily. As a result, some of the fast routes begin to clog, informs Rzeczpospolita on Friday.
According to Rzeczpospolita, Polish roads are becoming increasingly crowded.
“The traffic on some sections of the routes in Warsaw, Kraków and Gdańsk has increased by even several tens of thousands of cars a day in the last five years. traffic (GPR), the average daily traffic volume outside cities has increased since 2015 by over a fifth and reached 13.6 thousand vehicles “- the daily reports.
For example, Rzeczpospolita points out that up to 200,000 passages pass through the Warsaw section of the S8 route between Konotopa and Głębocka junctions. vehicles daily. “This is a national record,” he emphasizes.
In turn, by 30-40 thousand cars, the traffic on the A4 motorway between Kraków Południe and Niepołomice junctions increased, and 84 percent. the increase was recorded on the S6 expressway from the Gdańsk Południe junction to the Straszyn junction – results from the latest general traffic measurement carried out every five years by the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways, which is quoted in the daily.
“The latest measurement showed that the traffic of delivery vehicles increased the most, by 42 percent. GDDKiA explains it with the increase in the importance of e-commerce during the pandemic. At the same time, bus traffic decreased by more than half, which was supposed to be caused by pandemic restrictions in passenger transport” – we read in the newspaper.
According to Rzeczpospolita, in order to reduce the nuisance of traffic jams, it is especially necessary to improve traffic around large agglomerations. “However, it will not happen soon. The eastern bypass of Warsaw is delayed, the western bypass of Łódź is also skidding. At the same time, he reports that the construction of the missing A1 section between Częstochowa and Tuszyn is about to end – before the end of the year, the majority of the 80-km section will be driven by three lanes in both directions (PAP).
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