Fleet Streets: Accelerating Changes to Travel and Transport in the UKShifting Travel Patterns
As the UK national lockdown began and social distancing rules were introduced, the densely-populated urban centres of the UK were at the frontline of this transformation – especially when it came to transport and travel. COVID-19 has accelerated changes that were starting to happen in every part of society. For fleet managers, these changes provide both challenges to existing ways of working, but huge potential opportunities to rethink how to operate. While every company will have their own ‘new normal’, it’s certain that flexibility will be critical in adapting to our changing cityscapes.
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- COVID-19 has accelerated several changes throughout our cities, from increased pedestrianisation to new and safer cycle lanes. An important change seen for the fleet industry is a switch in public attitudes to electric vehicles.