Transport Modelling in the COVID19 age

Producing useful transport models generally requires a forecasting process that is steeped in fact-based explanatory variables, and works from a solid representative base of activity. Since the onset of the COVID pandemic, and associated public health actions, the role of transport modelling is a vexed question.
In many ways, the pandemic has a polarising effect on society, so why should i ts impact on opinions about transport modelling be any different? Views range from ‘no point modelling until it ’s over’ through to ‘why would the pandemic impact modelling?

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