Public transport has taken a massive hit as a result of COVID-19. People are more fearful of using it, and in many cities have been told to avoid using it if at all possible. In Wuhan public transport use has fallen from 56% to 24%, a trend replicated among many other cities. In the medium term, social distancing rules may mean that only 30% of previous capacity may be available for months to come. Increased patterns of home working are also likely to reduce demand on the public transport system. This is likely to have huge long-term impacts on revenues.
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