As people around the world return to work after COVID-19 lockdowns, we face a common challenge of improving the commuting experience for everyone. For some, working from home was an opportunity to realise just how much of their valuable time and energy was previously spent on daily travel. For others, the need for safe, reliable transport became even more obvious as they commuted during the crisis to provide essential services such as healthcare, cleaning, waste collection and repair work.
Commuting has a major impact on our well-being and job satisfaction. Nearly a quarter of workers have left a job because of the commute. All over the world, rush hours are linked to peaks in air pollution that threaten our health and contribute to global warming.