Sea level rise: three visions of a future summer holiday at the coast

Sea levels could be two metres higher by 2100. How will our relationship to the drowned coast change?

David Jarratt, Senior Lecturer in Coastal Tourism, University of Central Lancashire • conversation
July 31, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change sea-level-rise holidays travel beach tourism coasts rewilding coastal-ecosystems vacation

How to travel safely this summer during COVID-19

While COVID-19 may have changed summer travel plans, you can still get out with your family. Avoid the airport and get outdoors, says an epidemiologist.

Tom Vasich-UC Irvine • futurity
June 22, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: covid-19 travel families featured health-and-medicine

Is it safe to stay in a hotel, cabin or rental home yet?

Taking a trip this summer? You can do a lot to prevent coronavirus exposure, but you cannot take away all risk. It is important to practice caution.

Paloma Beamer, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Arizona • conversation
June 11, 2020 ~7 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  pandemic  travel  social-distancing  hotels  motels

Is is safe to stay in a hotel, cabin or rental home yet?

Taking a trip this summer? You can do a lot to prevent coronavirus exposure, but you cannot take away all risk. It is important to practice caution.

Paloma Beamer, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Arizona • conversation
June 11, 2020 ~7 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  pandemic  travel  social-distancing  hotels  motels

Cars: transition from lockdown is a fork in the road – here are two possible outcomes for future travel

The pandemic has forced many people to shift from public transport to car travel. But is this likely to be permanent?

Nicole Badstuber, Researcher in Transport Policy and Governance, UCL • conversation
June 3, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: covid-19 coronavirus transport travel cars public-transport buses active-travel rail trains

More people pedal to work in bike-share cities

More people bike to work in cities with bike-share systems, a new study shows. But convenience is key.

Kim Eckart-Washington • futurity
May 15, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: cities travel jobs motivation transportation society-and-culture

Buses need more than funding – they need a total redesign

New technologies and service models could revolutionise Britain's creaking, privatised bus networks.

Stephen Potter, Professor of Transport Strategy, The Open University • conversation
March 17, 2020 ~5 min

Tags:  travel  public-transport  buses  uber  ride-sharing

Hundreds of U.S. coronavirus cases may have slipped through screenings

Harvard epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch says two-thirds of travelers with coronavirus who are entering U.S. may have been missed by screening efforts.

Alvin Powell • harvard
March 4, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  health-medicine  alvin-powell  harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health  marc-lipsitch  center-for-communicable-disease-dynamics  screening  singapore  spring-break  travel

How travel ups your risk of carbon monoxide poisoning

Winter is the prime season for carbon monoxide poisoning. Learn what you need to know to keep you and your family safe at home and while traveling.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Feb. 3, 2020 ~1 min

Tags: travel safety gases health-and-medicine

App and suitcase aid visually impaired people at the airport

A smart suitcase called BBeep and a wayfinding app can help visually impaired people get around the airport quickly.

Byron Spice-Carnegie Mellon • futurity
May 9, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: blindness travel apps disabilities featured health-and-medicine navigation

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