COVID-19 to prove a catalyst for multimodal mobility

Freddie Holmes investigates how the nature of point-to-point journeys may change as lockdown rules are relaxed

Societies around the world have long tussled with the transportation challenges found in densely occupied cities. Over time, city planners have had to expand the reach of public transportation as more commuters look to get around: bus services have expanded, trains run more frequently and the utilisation of shared electric bikes and scooters has soared. But now cities face a new challenge as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19): attracting those same users back to shared transportation….

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