The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is having a massive impact on societies in Europe and elsewhere across the globe. European countries have implemented various measures to reduce the spread of the virus, ranging from banning unnecessary travel, to social distancing, to the closure of schools, restaurants, hotels, shops and other amenities, to the closing of borders. These measures have immediate impacts on the movement of both people and freight. The entire transport sector is affected, including urban transport, tourism, logistics, international freight transport, and aviation. This article collection presents papers related to the impacts of the pandemic on passenger, freight and air transport and the implications for transport policy and planning.
Who continued travelling by public transport during COVID-19? Socioeconomic factors explaining travel behaviour in Stockholm 2020 based on smart card data
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed travel behaviour and reduced the use of public transport throughout the world, but the reduction has not been uniform. In this study we analyse the propensity to stop travelli...
Citation: European Transport Research Review 2021 13:31