How coronavirus has highlighted the need for better rural transport

Jenny Milne* (Corresponding Author)

*Corresponding author for this work

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We are now approaching a full year of living with COVID-19 and the restrictive conditions of lockdown. Its impact on travel networks, particularly public transport, has prompted plenty of discussion, but much of the emphasis has been on cities, with less attention given to the countryside – the island and rural areas where travel was already a challenge.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 25 Feb 2021

Bibliographical note

Jenny Milne is affiliated with Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the Scottish Rural and Islands Transport Community (SRITC). Her part time PhD is part funded by the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP) and the Scottish Regional Transport Partnership (RTP) HiTRANS


  • COVID-19
  • Lockdown
  • Coronavirus insights
  • Mobility as a service


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