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Transport in the COVID-19 Virus Era

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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. 

  1. 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...

    Authors: Lena Winslott Hiselius and Peter Arnfalk

    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2021 13:17

    Content type: Original Paper

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  2. The first wave of COVID-19 pandemic period has drastically changed people’s lives all over the world. To cope with the disruption, digital solutions have become more popular. However, the ability to adopt digi...

    Authors: Elisa Bin, Claudia Andruetto, Yusak Susilo and Anna Pernestål

    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2021 13:14

    Content type: Original Paper

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  3. The COVID-19 pandemic and the measures taken to combat it led to severe constraints for various areas of life, including mobility. To study the effects of this disruptive situation on the mobility behaviour of...

    Authors: Juliane Anke, Angela Francke, Lisa-Marie Schaefer and Tibor Petzoldt

    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2021 13:10

    Content type: Original Paper

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  4. Port State Control (PSC) is a vital element of sustainable maritime transportation. Inspections of PSC regimes have been ensuring the continuity of the global supply chain as they enforce shipping to implement...

    Authors: Efe Akyurek and Pelin Bolat

    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2020 12:66

    Content type: Original Paper

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