The Wuhan Effect? An interesting distraction

Yellow Crane Tower, Wuhan China

by Greg Marsden Traffic levels in Wuhan post lockdown have bounced back to greater than before – The Wuhan Effect is beginning to creep into our professional discourse. Really? In 25 years of working in transport planning no-one has ever pointed Wuhan out to me and told me that I should be re-thinking UK transport … Read more The Wuhan Effect? An interesting distraction

Covid-19 and Decarbonising Transport Survey Results

empty streets outside Leeds rail station, with barricades and a road sign that reads "stay home, protect the NHS, save lives"

We put out a short survey earlier this month about Covid-19 and decarbonising transport. In the survey we asked our network members how their work has been affected by the Covid-19 lockdown and how they would like to engage with us over the next few months. We were very pleased with the response, 63 network … Read more Covid-19 and Decarbonising Transport Survey Results

A great mobility transformation

Row of bright coloured knitted rainbows hanging on a steel gate

By Monika Büscher for de Gruyter There are no passenger flights, the streets are filled with birdsong, in some countries walking and cycling has increased by 90%, and the air is clear: a silver lining at a time of great tragedy. In fact, the mass (im)mobilisation of Covid-19 is set to enable the largest ever … Read more A great mobility transformation

Coronavirus and the Climate Emergency

by Richard Walker When I joined the DecarboN8 Network team at ITS on a secondment from the Department for Transport just four short weeks ago, I did not expect to be writing a blog to introduce myself in circumstances of a public health emergency that will change the world drastically. I was expecting to be … Read more Coronavirus and the Climate Emergency