IMAGES: How more cars won’t fit into your city post-lockdown

If your city anyway depended on public transport before the COVID 19 lockdown, these images explain how more cars won’t fit into your city post-lockdown.

This is especially the case if your city is doing the right thing by providing more social distancing space for pedestrians and outside businesses.

Even where people think there’s a lot of cars, often public transport users far outnumber them, such as along the north quays in Dublin — where even people cycling already outnumber car users before the lockdown, but public transport users overshadowed car users hugely:


There’s similar data from cities around the world, such as Toronto:

I am editor of IrishCycle.com and have reported on and commented on cycling in Ireland for over a decade. My background is in journalism -- I have a BA in Journalism from DCU and HDip in Print Journalism from BCFE. I wrote about cycling for national newspapers, and then started CyclingInDublin.com for overflow stories. Later the website was re-branded to reflect a more national focus.

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