Another day of avoiding the elephant in the room (if that’s your bag, see below).
In other news, Flanders is considering 30 km/h speed limits. This got me thinking more generally about travel in Belgium.
We’re still at a point in time when the commute feels like a hazy memory. But give it a few months (probably) and people will start travelling back to the office on a semi-regular basis.
This begs the question: will they drive?
Lockdowns transformed cities, purging them of the traffic that would normally plague them. Across Belgium, cities saw a noticeable reduction in motorised vehicles and enjoyed the consequent reductions in noise and air pollution. For many residents, this was a welcome change.
But when we return to work, how will we get there? Will we ditch cars and grab the train? Cycle half an hour to blow away the cobwebs? Or stick behind the wheel no matter what?
Let @johnstonjules know.
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