Coronavirus and ‘work from home’ policies have messed with ride-sharing and public transit

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Coronavirus and ‘work from home’ policies have messed with ride-sharing and public transit

As one of my friends wrote in his Facebook Story this week: “Best thing about WFH, no commute!”

While it feels like the shackles of office life have now been lifted because of the coronavirus, it’s only a momentarily relief. Commutes are all out of whack mostly because of new “work from home” policies that are in full effect, keeping people away from the office in the U.S., China, South Korea, Italy, and other hard-struck places. In just a short span of time, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly changed how we get around. 

This new way of working, socializing, and even exercising means people are increasingly abandoning their usual train or bus ride to work or the gym. The same goes for the carpool option in the Uber and Lyft ride-share apps. Just look at the im… Read More

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