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How major cities are trying to keep people walking and cycling after the lockdown

Governing bodies introduce plans to reduce traffic and pollution levels after lifting lockdown restrictions. Image: REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

Nick Davies

Research Fellow , University of Salford

Graeme Sherriff

Research Fellow in Urban Studies, University of Salford


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Social distancing rules mean only one in ten passengers can board public transport.
The UK government plans to reduce the numbers of passengers on the tube by 90% by staggering work times. Image: EPA-EFE/Facundo Arrizabalaga
Runners, cyclists and walkers share the path between Corsico and Milan.
Cities are freeing up streets of motorised traffic for cyclists and walkers. Image: EPA-EFE/Sergio Pontorieri
Cyclists use city centre bike lanes in Bogota, Colombia.
More cyclists are beginning to use cycle lanes in Bogota, Colombia. Image: EPA-EFE/Mauricio Dueñas Castañeda
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