Perspectives

Understanding COVID-19’s impact on transport organizations  

Guidance for transportation leaders  

The pressure on transport organizations has shifted from moving citizens to keeping a core system operational for workers essential to the COVID-19 response. A secondary effect is the sudden change in sources of revenue for transport operators, with many experiencing an unexpected shortfall in their finances. This article discusses how transport organizations can continue to operate throughout the lockdown while planning ahead for when measures are lifted.

Topics covered in the article:

  • Impacts on transport organizations, including availability of skilled personnel during the lockdown and potential financial shortfalls
  • Key questions leaders should be asking concerning current and long-term operational and financial viability
  • Practical steps to take in order to maintain and protect your workforce and plan for a post-lockdown surge  
Understanding COVID-19's impact on transport organizations
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