Post-pandemic public transit may not end up looking all that different but its goals may have to changeGet the Full StoryConcept designs with plexiglass shields probably aren t coming to transit. Instead, cities have to figure out how to make the systems safe and useful for the people who don t have a choice but to use them.
As cities start to reopen, packed rush-hour subway rides seem like they ll have to become a thing of the past: It s hard to social distance on a packed train. But transit will still be crucial for helping people especially lower-income residents get around, and experts say straphangers will be back even before COVID-19 has been controlled. So what does that mean for the trains of our future?Read Full Story