To combat an epidemic, it is essential to avoid or reduce travel or the need to travel in general. This is in particular important in the case of non-essential traffic. Therefore, prioritize system relevant employees and goods.Measures
Transport for London communicates its measures to passengers via social media and advises not to travel during rush hour. Moreover, London's transport provider advises employees to work from home wherever possible to help protect key workers who need to travel
Kazakhstan’s capital Nur-Sultan as well as Almaty are under lock down with restriced air and train travel.
In Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat checkpoints were set up around the city to inform people that non-essential travel was banned. All international flights are suspended.
In the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, all public transportation was shut down.
Uber and Lyft are suspending the pooled ride component of services in the US and Canada to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus. UberPool and Lyft's shared ride feature, which offer riders a lower price by allowing them to share the car with other passengers heading in the same direction, are now unavailable when users open the apps.
Against the background of the virus spread, what are key trends emerging related to sustainable mobility and what are preliminary lessons learnt from measures taken for instance in China, Korea and other parts of the world? This article is structure into 4 action areas, a proposed conceptual framework and general recommendations.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has released the latest social-distancing guidelines for all modes of public transport amidst the current COVID-19 code red sublevel 2 situation in Metro Manila. The operations of motorcycle taxis has been temporarily suspended. Also suspended are multiple bookings for a single trip provided by transport network vehicle services (TNVS) such as GrabShare.
To combat an epidemic, it is essential to avoid or reduce travel or the need to travel (especially of non-essential traffic).
Recommendations for Nigeria's Public Transport Systems from Engr. Emmanuel John, Sustainable Urban Mobility Expert, Director of Administration and Strategy, Transportation Growth Initiative, Abuja.
The Shenzhen Bus Group’s Experience gives insight into their expereinces and response on the 2019 SARS-CoV-2 outbreak.
As primeiras observações sobre as prováveis implicações do surto de COV-19 sobre os impactos a longo prazo no nosso comportamento individual de viagem e transporte público
The E-Rickshaws Project in Singra, Bangladesh is becoming a promising response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
This article presents first observations on the likely implications of the COVID-19 outbreak on longer-term impacts to our individual travel behavior and public transport.