In recent months that have seen a sudden lockdown followed by an exit, much thinking has gone into mobility. Following a drastic reduction in our amount of travel due to the Covid crisis, this is very gradually resuming again, with a weaker modal share for public transport and an explosion in “active” forms of mobility which have sometimes benefited from temporary, so-called “tactical” measures.
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The engineers at Egis are also working on the “world afterwards”. In particular, the aim is to accompany the momentum in favour of active mobility through the integration of better solutions to improve the multimodal combination of different means of transport, following standard French practices, with a view to the long term.
While the star of lockdown exit is the bike, there was already a growing underlying trend before the health crisis, and this must be further supported to enable it to flourish in the longer term and in the safest conditions.
The idea, then, is to introduce a “bike system” which will require a cross-cutting and wide-ranging approach. The following items have been identified to launch this process: