The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and the World Bank have surveyed Indian bus operators in a bid to better understand how operations have been impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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Transport Scotland has produced new COVID-19 travel guidance for passengers and operators, as well as announcing an extra £20 million in funding for the ‘Spaces for People’ active travel initiative.
If the initial pilot is deemed successful, Transport for Wales will look to roll the scheme out to more areas.
Working with scooter firms Tortoise and Go X, the e-scooter fleet in Peachtree Corners can reportedly deliver themselves to a rider's door and return back to a designated parking spot after use.
Bosses at nextbike, Cardiff Bus and Passenger stated that they believe this move offers essential workers travelling around the city now - and the passengers of the future post-lockdown - more options to control their journeys.
On the latest episode of the Intelligent Transport Podcast, Editor Luke Antoniou is joined by Philip Ellis, Co-Founder and CEO of bike-sharing company Beryl to talk approaches to new mobility, working with cities and what comes next.
The British government recently announced that e-scooter trials would be fast-tracked as part of a 'green restart of local transport,' and has now requested feedback to a set of proposed regulatory changes and plans.
A U.S. study has found that bike commuting increases by an average of 20 per cent in cities with bike share services, whilst car use decreases and public transit use increases.
The advice sets out that if people cannot work from home, they should first consider alternatives to public transport, but if this is unavoidable they must follow a set of safety recommendations.
In keeping with plans on the national rail network, TfL has stated that it is working to safely and gradually build up service levels to where they were before the pandemic and will return the number of buses and trains running to as close to 100 per cent as soon…
As well as discovering desired changes in methods of travel, the survey also revealed that working from home could increase by 552 per cent after the UK lockdown lifts, prompting huge drops in daily transport ridership across the country.
The infrastructure plans aim to enable people to keep their distance for safe essential journeys and exercise during the coronavirus lockdown and through the recovery period.
Transport organisations Travel Focus and London TravelWatch have called for governments and the transport industry to outline how they will reassure passengers that it will be safe to travel by public transport.
Based on current analysis, researchers have created future scenarios for Moscow to determine how self-driving vehicles will impact ride sharing, public transport, passenger experience and everyday life.