To implement social distancing measures, the public transport sector needs to be transformed. If 1.5 meters distance is required between passengers, the number of passengers allowed on a bus/train/ferry/plane will be significantly reduced. What is an economically viable way to implement this? At the same time environmentally and socially sustainable?
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See challenge questions below (Needs to be Addressed Section).
1. Challenge Questions:
- Can you come up with an agent-based model or simulation that can demonstrate how to implement an economically viable and sustainable way to implement the new transportation measures?
- Any other ideas that are digital and sustainable in the long term that might help the transportation sector?
2. Data Needed:
Google mobility data https://www.google.com/covid19/mobility/
Mobility & Vehicle Technology Research Center (MOVE)