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Already more than one hundred fifty cities have provided dedicated biking and strolling infrastructure in anticipation of the post-crisis surge in visitors as of late April 2020. Bogotá is opening eighty km of roads to cyclists, constructing on expertise from car-free Sundays on most of those streets, whereas Lima is setting up 300 km of bike lanes inside a hundred days. In Paris, 650 km of cycleways are to be built, connecting town centre with the suburbs—including momentary ‘corona bike lanes’. Oakland has converted 10% of its streets into ‘slow streets’ closed to via motor site visitors, whereas other cities are widening sidewalks to accommodate extra pedestrians in a secure means. Where feasible, converting such temporary infrastructure into extra permanent buildings would assist to ensure optimistic behaviours induced by the crisis proceed into the future. In addition to direct demand reductions for specific modes of transport, earlier crises additionally show that people usually undertake new transport practices during and instantly following a disaster, which may typically become everlasting, depending on a spread of things.