Travel and Tourism

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

People walk and a man rides a bicycle along Beirut's seaside Corniche, as Lebanese authorities warned of a new wave of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as the numbers jumped to the highest point in more than a month, after the government eased some restrictions on public life, in Beirut, Lebanon May 10, 2020. Picture taken May 10, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir - RC2FMG9YFT4I

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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