Covid-19: The new challenges of recovery

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Gavin John, Scheduling Solutions Manager at Trapeze, reviews the local and global bus sector, and considers the implications for operators


As you may be aware, over the past few months myself and colleagues at Trapeze have been publishing a series of articles focusing on how bus operators and other transport providers around the world have adapted to the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Through this process the sharing of information – both empirical data such as Nextstrain and Google’s Community Mobility Reports, and anecdotal perspectives and best practices – has been hugely valuable for all concerned.

But as public transport recovery moves into a different phase, additional requirements are emerging. At this stage I believe our focus must now turn to the restoration of confidence, and the implementation of processes that will deliver greater flexibility and robustness in the future. […]

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