By Mark Watts, Executive Director of C40 Cities

Last week, Transport for London’s emergency bailout funding received a seven-week extension, to keep the city’s vital bus, tube and rail services running until May. It is one of many global transport networks to be facing huge budget shortfalls since the dramatic drop in passenger numbers due to the pandemic. But short-term solutions are not enough. Proper investment in mass transit is absolutely vital to a green and just recovery from the pandemic, providing millions of good green jobs, cutting carbon emissions and improving equity in cities. …

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