1 in 4 Brits aren’t wearing a mask on public transport—and the Circle Line is London’s worst offender.
Despite everything, research has shown that over a quarter of the British public are still refusing to wear a face mask on public transport. A study carried out by Nationwide Vehicle Contracts discovered that 27% of passengers will admit to not wearing a mask.
When looking at results on the London Underground, the Circle line was found to be the worst, with almost half (48%) of passengers admitting to not wearing a mask. This was closely followed by the Hammersmith & City line (44%).
The safest, on the other hand, is the Metropolitan line, with 73% of passengers claiming to always wear a mask. Next on the nice list is the Victoria line with 71%. Here’s the full breakdown:
When asked why they don’t wear their masks, 1 in 10 Londoners said they simply “forgot to bring one”, while 5% don’t believe that wearing a mask makes a difference.
Also published on Medium.