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.
When the impossible becomes possible: COVID-19’s impact on work and travel patterns in Swedish public agencies
The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly led to some of the most revolutionary changes in private and professional life around the world. While the extent and duration of these changes are not certain, they have alre...
Citation: European Transport Research Review 2021 13:17