Nov ’20) The Paramedic Case for Safer Streets – College of Paramedics
By Jules Mattsson, Student Paramedic And Committee Member Of The London Cycling Campaign In Hackney
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, one big change for residents of towns and cities has been how we get around. With public transport capacity reduced, many took to private cars to avoid the guy wearing a mask under his chin while sitting opposite you on the train. Unfortunately, if this trend had continued we were heading towards long-term gridlock – so urgent action was needed to enable alternatives like walking and cycling.