World's most congested cities- Mumbai at 5th spot, Istanbul tops the list
According to the latest Tom Tom Traffic Index, Mumbai was India’s most congested city in 2021. The study covers 404 cities across 58 countries and ranks urban congestion worldwide. Despite the COVID lockdown has kept number of vehicles off the road globally, the reopening the world has affected congestion in cities. The traffic saw an average decrease of 21 percent around the globe in 2020, congestion during rush hour was down by 28 percent. This shows that while traffic levels have increased since 2020, they’re still not back to pre-pandemic levels. However, most of those increases in congestion came as part of massive fluctuations in traffic levels, the result of cities going into and coming out of pandemic lockdown measures. Let’s take a look at the world’s ten most congested cities.