COVID-19 has comprehensively disrupted urban mobility systems. Public transport authorities are running skeleton services, while streets are less congested. In the midst of lockdown conditions, urban mobility systems look unrecognisable. Here, Dr Mike Hodson and Professor Andrew McMeekin reflect on how different areas have responded to the lockdown, and discuss key considerations that will shape […]
Could Greater Manchester’s plans for transport be bolder?
Greater Manchester’s Transport Strategy 2040 was published in February 2017. Led by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), the Strategy aims to direct the long-term shape of Greater Manchester’s transport system to 2040. With a new mayor and devolution, there is an opportunity to be bolder, to make the most of this opportunity, say Mike Hodson and […]