Current trends that will shape the future of Transport and Mobility in India
Several significant patterns have emerged over the last two years. These trends reveal a great deal about how the world will react in the face of anticipated or unforeseen uncertainty. Most importantly, it highlights the shortcomings of existing systems and what must be done to make them more agile and resilient.
One of the biggest challenges is the shock to transport and mobility as, managing the movement of large groups of people or volumes of goods will be extremely difficult under current systems.
Key Trends Impacting Transport & Mobility
This challenge has led to the rethinking of the existing transport and mobility models. It is noteworthy that transportation and mobility have been the precursor of development and evolution. Wherever people have been able to travel, development has followed. However, going forward, the challenge would be to build transport and mobility in a way that it can shape the future. Pertaining to the same, few trends take precedence in the new normal.
Health & Safety.
The first and most obvious trend being an increased focus on health and safety of passengers and workforce. There needs to be better spatial planning, a revisit of travel relaxations, services and service delivery, and the adoption of automation and other technologies for ensuring a health-oriented transport system.