Study: Rail should make it easier for riders to telework - Mobility Lab

September 10, 2018

 

A new study from the United Kingdom found that the ability to multitask attracts riders to intercity and commuter rail more than we had thought.

 

A survey of commuters on two Chiltern Railway lines – one going between London and Birmingham, and the other between London and a suburban town – found that more than half of commuters on the former line and just under a quarter on the latter considered their train ride to be productive time.

 

Stable WiFi access was integral for riders to work on the train. Twenty percent of passengers on the intercity line listed free WiFi as the “main reason to travel by train; connectivity coupled with time use makes rail travel attractive,” according to researchers at the University of West England.

 

Click here to read the full article: https://mobilitylab.org/2018/08/31/study-rail-should-make-it-easier-for-riders-to-telework/

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

RECENT ARTICLES
Please reload

RELATED ARTICLES
Please reload

© 2020 BY GVFTMA

  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon