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AET COVID-19 Conversations

In line with its role to advance transport planning through networking and the exchange of ideas, information and opportunities, AET has launched an initiative to support its members through the current COVID-19 Pandemic.

On this page we will be discussing the impacts of COVID 19 with members from across Europe giving you a unique and wide-ranging pan European view of ongoing developments during the current crisis. When relevant, information on selected countries across the World will also be posted on this page.

How is COVID 19 affecting daily life, travel and mobility patterns and how will these be impacted in the future in a post COVID world?

On this page AET will put interviews with AET members throughout Europe to get an overview on how the COVID pandemic is affecting daily life and transport in particular. 

Next to that AET is inviting members to share evidence and experiences in respect of COVID-19, the mobility and transport sector impacts, current responses and plans and proposals for future recovery. This evidence will be reviewed, classified and posted on this page which will be regularly updated.

You can find the invitation to AET members to provide information via this link.

Upcoming Webinars (AET membership required)

  • Thursday 30th July 2020: Understanding, Shaping and Planning for the New Normal

    We will have two speakers to present their findings from recent work followed by a moderated question and answer session. COVID-19 has made profound impacts on travel so the webinar will start by looking at who has been affected and what this means for transport going forward. Looking to the future there are many uncertainties so the webinar will also encourage debate about how each future scenario will play out and what that means for future transport prospects.

    • Joseph Molloy, ETH Zurich, Switzerland – Changing Activity Spaces and Mobility Patterns amongst Swiss Population Segments
    • Johnny Ojeil, Director, Arup, UK – Social Distancing during COVID19 and its implications for transport planning

 

AET Interviews (available to members only)

YOU'RE MISSING OUT! Only AET members who log in can access the video interviews with members across Europe. 

If you're not an AET member, please see how to join here.

COVID-19 Webinars (available to members only)

Only AET members who log in are able to access information on joining the webinar. 

If you're not an AET member, please see how to join here.

 

External Publications per Country

Links to research publications and data analysis that are regularly updated. Some sources are in native languages but given the quality of online translation for web pages these sources are considered to provide relevant insights to all site visitors.

Country Organisation / Institution Description Link

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National Data Warehouse

Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management

COVID-19 related Blog articles (in Dutch). Registration of the drop in traffic just after lockdown and rebounce during relaxation of the lockdown measures.

Results of COVID Survey National Mobility Panel Netherlands (in Dutch)

COVID survey National Mobility Panel Summary (in English)

Trend forecast Dutch Traffic 2020-2025 with Corona scenario's (in Dutch)

NDW

 

KIM1

KIM2

KIM3

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AET ambassadors of Italy

A rich document prepared by our AET ambassadors for Italy with descriptions and links to Italian Goverment guidelines, Government official data, monitoring projects by public transport agencies and research reports. 

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AET ambassadors of the UK

A rich document prepared by our AET ambassadors for the UK with descriptions and links to Government guidelines, data sources and tools, applied research and information and Responses to COVID-19 Funding Calls.

UK_Ambassadors

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Advisian

A report prepared by Advisian for the AET with an international analysis of the impact of Covid on transport and a chapter going in more detail for the case of Spain

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Dublin

The Dublin City COVID mobility plan

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Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI)

Report issued in May by the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) It documents the period early of March to early May 2020, i.e. the phase in which the COVID-19 crisis took on a global character. The paper concentrates on urban mobility, looks at the COVID-19 crisis itself, measures taken by cities and the respective potential effects.

TUMI document

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KTH Zurich 

Weekly updated results of Mobis-app on mobility in Switzerland during Corona (In German) 

KTH

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Transportation Research Board

Executive Director's report on the impacts of COVID-19 on the transportation system in the United States.

TRB Presentation

 

General information sources and links to mobilty measurements

Organization

Description

Link

EU

European Union Corona Virus Response: Transport Measures

EU

Google

Google Covid-19 Community Mobility Report

Google

Apple Apple Covid-19 Mobility Trends Apple
EMTA Letter of European Metropolitan Transport Authorities (EMTA) to European Commission EMTA
Euro Cities European cities respond to the coronavirus crisis, Live updates of Euro Cities members, the network of major European Cities Euro Cities
DAT Mobility Changes in mobility in the Netherlands as registered by the 'Netherlands Verplaatsings Panel' (In Dutch) DAT

 

Links to news Articles

All newspapers around the world publish many articles on Corona and the impact on mobility. In this table below a pick of interesting articles

Country Date of publication Short descriptiom Link
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27-04-2020

22-05-2020

TomTom traffic index data that shows the congestion of cities worldwide into - and out of - Covid-19 lockdown. including search function for your own city

Sustainable transport after Lockdown through changing habits. Colm Mulcahy on the role of habitual behaviours in sustainable transport post-lockdown.

The Guardian

The Psychologist

 

This AET resource is intended for general informational purposes only and does not take into account the user’s specific circumstances, and may not reflect the most current developments. AET disclaims liability for the accuracy and completeness of the information provided on this page and for any acts or omissions made based on such information.

 

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