Straits Times: Oliver Wyman Forum Survey Data On Attitudes Towards Public Transit Amidst COVID-19

Jul 14, 2020

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Data from a recent Oliver Wyman Forum survey was featured in a story in The Straits Times titled “More people steering towards private transport in Singapore amid Covid-19 pandemic".

According to the survey of more than 6,000 people in eight countries, nearly a quarter, or 22 percent, of the 459 respondents in Singapore said that they were "less willing" to take buses and trains since stay-at-home measures were implemented. Another 4 to 6 percent reported being unwilling to take buses and trains at all. In addition, 26 percent of those surveyed in Singapore said they were less willing to use car sharing and ride-hailing services now, and another 20 percent indicate they would steer clear for the time being.

The article discusses how public transport usage may not return to levels that it was at before the stay-at-home orders were implemented any time soon.

To read the complete article in The Straits Times, click here.