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Singapore's Love Affair with Cars and the COVID-19 side effects

Zainab Osman - October 14, 2020

Owning a car in Singapore is more than just a form of transport, it's also a symbol of social status as it is often associated with the upper class/middle class. This is why despite having a COE price which is skyrocketing, you still see a rising demand for cars. It has been loved so much that it ha

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Fighting Coronavirus in Transport: Promising Country Experiences

Emilya Galstyan, Georgia Hines - August 25, 2020

The strategies by which governments around the world are trying to combat the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus differ significantly. The risk of transmission of the virus by its hidden carriers (people who have no symptoms of the disease) is also assessed differently. However, throughout the COV

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The Decline in Driving

Chelsea Smith - September 30, 2020 1

Gone are the days where you saved up your pennies for your first set of wheels; the ultimate symbol of freedom and independence. The fundamental rite of passage of buying your first car is fast becoming a thing of the past as less and less Millennials and Gen Z’ers are driving. Let’s take a look at

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Compare Motorcycles: What you Need to Know

Georgia Hines - September 24, 2020

Have you ever wished you could jump on a motorcycle to zoom by all the cars sitting in stationary traffic? Not only is a motorcycle a more time-efficient way to get to your destination and a way to avoid traffic congestion, but it will also reduce your carbon emissions when you give your car a break

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Can We Really Live In A Carless Society?

Freya Sawbridge - October 21, 2020 1

Instead of the vrooming of car engines, two towns in Europe listen instead to the gentle whirr of cyclists and the sound of people chattering. Vauban, a town in southern Germany banned cars twenty years ago and Merwede, a district in the Netherlands is currently following suit. Even on our own shore

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Public Transport, and the Effects of COVID Across Major Cities

Georgia Hines - September 9, 2020

The Covid-19 crisis has changed how people commute and impacts their daily travel behavior. With shops, offices, restaurants, schools, and offices closing, people are cycling and walking more than they have ever before to get to essential services. Governments around the world have implemented diffe

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