Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have rippled through virtually every industry, leaving many Americans jobless and prompting the declaration of a national emergency. But the coronavirus outbreak and subsequent curtailing of travel, both local and international, have exacted a particular devastation on the transportation industry.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened more than 2 million passengers on an average day in 2019. By April 14, 2020, one month after the State Department warned against international travel because of the risk of transmitting COVID-19, that number had dropped to just 88,000. New York City Subway ridership sunk by 90 percent … Read Full Article