A mask is a the most important thing to take on the trip. Wearing masks is as critical on public transportation as it is in other public spaces.
Covid-19 Resource Center
The definition of mobility is radically different than it was quite recently. With a ringing chorus of #flattenthecurve, social distancing and the shuttering of community events, workplaces, and gatherings is now the norm. Mobility managers’ roles have always needed to be fluid – shifting to address the changing mobility needs of local riders and community members. Now more than ever, the flexibility, creativity, and empathy that are pillars of this work will be critical to serving your community. For example, transportation services typically help community members travel to get groceries, medications, and other essential supplies. Now, we are asking how can we bring groceries, medications, etc. to the community members?
While there is much to learn regarding Covid-19, NCMM has published a blog post on steps mobility managers can take during this time to support their communities which you can access below. We have also collected the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the FTA and our partners; APTA, CTAA, and Easterseals. Additionally, please let us know how you are handling the pandemic through our brief survey at the bottom of this page.
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Daily Mobility News on COVID-19
Cities face the prospect of seeing the years of work they have put into coaxing citizens out of their cars and onto public transport rolled back in just a few months. Financial viability also hangs in the balance. Six months into the COVID-19 crisis, mobility leaders on a recent Cities Today Institute digital roundtable highlighted how a new level of flexibility is
The mobility sector in general was hit by more than 70 per cent during the early stages of the pandemic as people were growing wary of using public transit or ride-hailing services of all kinds,” says Mohamed Nagaty, chief commercial officer (CCO) and co-founder of Egypt-based logistics, tuk-tuk and motorcycle ride-hailing startup Halan. “The average number of trips per user