Changing how we travel – part 1: The car can no longer be king
Policymakers across the world are looking at means of pandemic-proofing large urban centres in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. One oft-cited solution could be a reallocation of funds earmarked for mass transit systems into active travel infrastructure. Released in March 2020, London Cycling Campaign’s Climate Safe Streets report laid out how and why we should change the way we travel. Although the report focuses on the UK capital, its diagnoses and recommendations are applicable to many of the world’s largest and most congested cities.