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Mass Transit Challenges

Mass Transit ChallengesMass Transit Challenges

The coronavirus pandemic is spreading rapidly across continents inflicting death, destroying livelihoods and bankrupting economics.

As governments big and small push ahead with reopening plans, one of their main concerns is the resurgence of the deadly virus as public transportation services resume shuttling hundreds of millions of people every day to and from work.

In Tehran, urban planners have raised the alarm that maintaining social distancing in usually overcrowded subways and buses is almost impossible.

After a partial shutdown in March, social and business activities have resumed and things are getting ‘back to normal’. However, this normalcy is a new norm understandably creating fear and anxiety among the commuters and those in charge.

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