How to use COVID-19 testing and quarantining to safely travel for the holidays

Over the approachin holidays, people around the world will want to travel to see friends and family. Getting tested for the coronavirus can make this safer, but testing alone is not a perfect answer.

Claudia Finkelstein, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Michigan State University • conversation
Oct. 23, 2020 ~8 min

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Colleges and the Thanksgiving COVID-19 risk: Fauci’s right – holiday plans may have to change

Universities have seen widespread COVID-19 outbreaks this fall. Now students are preparing to travel for the holiday, and public health officials are worried.

Rebecca S.B. Fischer, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Texas A&M University • conversation
Oct. 16, 2020 ~7 min

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Five ways to make your holidays more sustainable

Here's how to travel with purpose and be a more responsible tourist.

Karla Boluk, Associate Professor in Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of Waterloo • conversation
Sept. 14, 2020 ~7 min

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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

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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

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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

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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

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