Podcast: How Covid has changed the way we travel

This post originally appeared on the CIHT website

The COVID-19 Transport, Travel and Social Adaptation Study started in 2020, a ground-breaking longitudinal survey in 10 areas of the UK has tracked, since the start of the pandemic, the implications for us all from Covid on how we live today. There was a recognition that Covid provided the chance for a rethink, that it would somehow reshape our lives; but back in 2020 we were not quite sure how.

As the study said at its outset – the outbreak of COVID 19 was an unprecedented shock in an era of highly connected and globalised living. It was, and still is, a serious medical emergency and also an episode that we must learn from.

This episode asks – from the initial Covid-19 lockdown in March 2020, what have we learnt, and where do we go next?

Featuring a panel of experts from the Institute for Transport Studies, at the University of Leeds:

•Professor Greg Marsden,
•Professor Julian Anable
•and Dr Llinos Brown

More information: https://covid19transas.org/

Note, this was recorded shortly after the then Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng delivered a Ministerial Statement entitled “The Growth Plan” to the House of Commons.