Geography Graduate Colloquium Presents: Luyu Liu, The impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on public transit demand in the United States

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January 29, 2021
3:00PM - 5:00PM
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Add to Calendar 2021-01-29 15:00:00 2021-01-29 17:00:00 Geography Graduate Colloquium Presents: Luyu Liu, The impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on public transit demand in the United States The COVID-19 pandemic led to major transit demand decline for many public transit systems in the United States. We use transit demand data derived from transit navigation app to measure usage during the lockdown and responding time. Regression analyses and online survey provide insights into public transit as an essential service during a pandemic. Important findings • Minorities, essential workers, and the senior people contribute to transit usage during the pandemic. • Very few transit systems could react before the local community spread. • Mobility routine during the pandemic was significantly different from the pre-COVID time. • Weekends and weekdays because more alike.   Zoom link: https://osu.zoom.us/j/95483016042 Password: 210129 via Zoom Department of Geography geog_webmaster@osu.edu America/New_York public
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The COVID-19 pandemic led to major transit demand decline for many public transit systems in the United States. We use transit demand data derived from transit navigation app to measure usage during the lockdown and responding time. Regression analyses and online survey provide insights into public transit as an essential service during a pandemic.

Important findings

• Minorities, essential workers, and the senior people contribute to transit usage during the pandemic.

• Very few transit systems could react before the local community spread.

• Mobility routine during the pandemic was significantly different from the pre-COVID time.

• Weekends and weekdays because more alike.

 

Zoom link: https://osu.zoom.us/j/95483016042

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