Fewer People Are Using public Transportation. Here’s Why That’s Trouble in the Long Run.
by Tyler Machado, Molly Callahan, News@Northeastern
Nearly five months into pandemic lockdown in the United States, people are walking and driving more but using public transportation nearly half as much as they were in January, according to data from Apple. But eschewing public transportation in the long run could have serious longterm health and environmental consequences down the road, saysSara Jensen Carr, assistant professor of architecture at Northeastern.