Agencies are left to figure out how best to provide transit service while minimizing the spread of the virus and contending with expected drops in ridership and driver availability.
What we certainly have is a pandemic of fear...But it is also right that we must not panic... there are causes for optimism.
The response to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak seems a bit whack-a-mole. It’s hard to see the strategy through the chaos because all you’re doing is reacting.
In bus interiors, the key combustible components are seating materials, and the federal regulations for seat cushioning and covers are grossly insufficient and outdated for fire safety.
Some have raised concerns given their small size, lower center of gravity than bikes, and relatively high speeds, and exposure to conflicts with vehicles or pedestrians.
Two in five Americans (39%) still opt to use public transportation while they’re sick, according to a survey about cleaning habits.
One of the important lessons for employers from the #MeToo movement is that their employees expect them to do more than they have in the past to prevent workplace harassment.
The importance of a solid instructional staff should not be taken lightly. A weak, inconsistent instructor will produce a weak, inconsistent student.