ADBI-WCTRS Webinar Two on High-Speed Rail: Transportation Services During Pandemics: Reforming Transport and Living Work Systems for Resiliency and Quality of Life

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ADBI-WCTRS Webinar Two on High-Speed Rail: Transportation Services During Pandemics: Reforming Transport and Living Work Systems for Resiliency and Quality of Life

12 June 2020

This webinar featured Prof. Yoshitsugu Hayashi of Chubu University (Japan) and Prof. Junyi Zhang of Hiroshima University (Japan). The speakers are spearheading the COVID-19 Task Force of WCTR Society and have shared their insights about the sustainability and resiliency of transport and living work systems considering pandemics. The webinar covered a wide range of issues that are pertinent to mobility and the spread of pandemics, and also illustrated the action plans, including evidence collection and evaluation of the effects of the during-pandemic measures. The speakers also provided key policy messages based on their findings of a world-wide questionnaire survey of experts and the related ongoing researches on effects of pandemics on transportation sector. 

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
12 Jun 2020 Main Session WCTRS COVID-19 Task Force: Aims, Action Plans, and Preliminary Recommendations
The World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS) established a Task Force to investigate the impacts of COVID-19 and support emergent...
Yoshitsugu Hayashi
12 Jun 2020 Main Session Impacts of COVID-19 on Transport Sector and Measures Agaisnt Public Health Threats: Policymaking Based on PASS Approach
Considering the various uncertainties about COVID-19 and its impacts (especially long-term impacts), the presentation showed the findings of...
Junyi Zhang

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