Blog from November, 2020

For their November Road Safety Week, the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics released new 2020 year-to-date data on road safety performance, with comparisons with the same time period of 2019. While the provisional data showed a strong decrease in the number of accidents (20.1%) and the number of total casualties (26.5%), the number of fatalities only decreased by 4.5%. Explore the press release and data tables here https://www.cbs.gov.il/en/mediarelease/Pages/2020/Selected-Data-for-Road-Safety-Week-in-November.aspx.


Eurostat have published data from most EU and EFTA countries on quarterly rail passenger statistics. As expected the 2Q2020 figures show dramatic drops for virtually every country.

The link is here https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/products-eurostat-news/-/DDN-20201105-1.


Rail passenger transport in Q1 and Q2 2019-2020