Month: May 2020

What impact will the Corona Crisis have on our mobility and transport? Will we soon be saying a permanent goodbye to traffic jams and smog?

Apparently when the shops reopened last week there was 42% less traffic in Brussels than before the lockdown. Does this herald the start of a cleaner and less stressful environment or will things quickly return to the “old normal?” Having just won the “European Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning Award”, Brussels is planning to reduce the …

Video Conferencing moments…

Today the connection was particularly cantankerous… when the screen wasn’t completely pixelated or frozen, the sound was lost…. very frustrating when you’re doing pronunciation practice…. At one point of particular desperation having rapidly tapped “no sound” and “I can’t hear you” into the chat, followed by frantic waving at the camera, I caught myself ready …