Covid-19 and the city: a chance to reshape urban living and public transport

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For millions of people living in cities around the world, the morning commute that used to come with all the normal difficulties – overcrowded transport, late running buses or trains and poor air quality – now brings a whole new challenge: the fear of further spread of the coronavirus.

But what does this mean for the future of mobility in a post-pandemic world and how can cities adapt to meet the ever-changing needs of its citizens?Pre-Covid-19, cities in Asia were united in their desire to deal with rapid urbanisation and pressure on their current infrastructure.

In the Greater Bay Area, we saw increasing investment in transport networks to ease movement around the region, and in Southeast Asia, investment in high-speed railway projects has been an ongoing focus.

+ info: South China Morning Post

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