AUDIO: How Covid killed pedestrians


Associate transportation researcher Neal Johnson (pictured) is an expert on vulnerable road user (VRU) safety at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) – as part of the Behavioral Research Program within the Center for Transportation Safety. In this clip from the institute’s recent Thinking Transportation podcast he explains why fewer cars on our roads in 2020 was actually more dangerous for pedestrians. To hear the whole interview, in which he digs deeper into many other aspects of VRU safety and how it can be improved, visit the Thinking Transportation homepage, or find the podcast on your favorite streaming service.

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Tom has edited Traffic Technology International (TTi) magazine and its Traffic Technology Today website since May 2014. During his time at the title, he has interviewed some of the top transportation chiefs at public agencies around the world as well as CEOs of leading multinationals and ground-breaking start-ups. Tom's earlier career saw him working on some the UK's leading consumer magazine titles. He has a law degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).