Study: Traffic congestion improving in Hungary
Would you believe that traffic congestion throughout Hungary is actually dramatically improving? That’s the contention of Spain-based Royal Automobile Club of Catalonia (RACC), whose recently-released study of traffic in European Union nations reckons that Hungary has seen the second-most improvement in terms of time spent by the average driver in traffic daily.
According to the RACC, drivers spent some 64% less time in traffic on Hungarian roads than in 2010; first on the list was Portugal, at a whopping 86% decrease.
Despite the seeming positivity of the figures for Hungary, however, RACC tempers the celebration a bit by noting that “greater prosperity and higher levels of economic activity usually mean more traffic on the roads…”
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.