With cities around the world exiting COVID-19 lockdowns, there is now a new, crucial curve to flatten: public transit commuting during peak hours.
But how? Before the pandemic, many public transportation systems were already running at full capacity during peak hours, with some even reporting extreme levels of overcrowding. In a world of social distancing, increased hygiene measures, and heightened anxiety, what can PTOs possibly do to guarantee safe and efficient public transport during this new normal?
Our panel of experts explored the latest in innovative, data-driven technical and political solutions being developed to protect passengers underground, above ground, and across the globe.