COVID-19 Resources

We have gathered some useful resources relevant for road safety and mobility NGOs during the COVID-19 pandemic. These include infographics and resources that NGOs have sent us for engaging the community, information and capacity building resources from around the sector and related sectors, research and news articles.

We will continue to add to this page. If you have useful resources that you think would be helpful to the NGO community, please send them to

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Resources for engaging the community

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WHO Europe

WHO Europe has released a guide in English, French, German, and Russian on moving around during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Observatorio Criminológico de la Seguridad Vial

Tips and a public health video for those driving during the pandemic (in Spanish).


Georgia Alliance for Road Safety

Short videos in English and Georgian advising people how to stay safe on public transport


Resources for equipping NGOs

Training for Change

Movement and capacity building at grassroots level. 



Bank of Ideas

Useful guide for mobilizing during NGOs. Written for the drug rehabilitation movement but can be made applicable for road safety.


Industry resources

High Volume Transport 

A call to action from High Volume Transport and the UK Department for International Development.




The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) has produced resources for implementing street design for pandemic response and recovery.



International Transport Forum (ITF)

ITF are tracking the response of countries in transport regulation during the COVID-19 pandemic.



Transformative Urban Mobility Network (TUMI) 

Tumi have a range of resources including best practices from around the world, webinars sharing learnings from Shenzhen, China, practices from other disease outbreaks and more.



IRU is a road transport organization. It has collected resources for freight drivers and public transport organizations to deal with the crisis.


McMaster University

McMaster University have gathered research articles around COVID-19. Primarily health focused but rich source of research and evidence.


News, Blog, and Industry Articles 

Road safety articles

World Bank: Can Covid-19 teach us something for the road safety epidemic?

Forbes: Driving safely in the time of coronavirus and why it matters

New Sydney Herald: Stopping roadside breath-testing in response to COVID-19 will lead to road deaths, experts say

Streets Blog USA: Lowering Speed Limits will Help Stop COVID-19

New Zealand Herald: Coronavirus: Big road toll drop likely

Cities and urban planning

Guardian: Cities after Coronavirus

Harvard University Graduate School of Design: What role do planning and design play in a pandemic?

Streetsblog: Dear Governer Cuomo, the problem is crowding not density

Citylab: Mapping how cities are reclaiming street space

Public transport articles

TUMI:  The Covid-19 Outbreak and Implications to Public Transport  

BBC: Coronavirus will transform UK work and travel says AA

Pollution articles

G-Feed: COVID-19 Reduces Economic Activity

World Economic Forum: How Climate Change and Coronavirus are Linked

Cycling articles

CityLab: In a Global Health Emergency, the Bicycle Shines

Forbes: Have bike, will travel: The bicycle makes a comeback

Public Health

Financial Times: Life after coronavirus

Poverty articles

World Bank: The Impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on Global Poverty

The Conversation: COVID-19 is Hitting Black and Poor Communities the Hardest

NGO articles and research

Ontario Non-profit Network: COVID-19 Flash Survey Findings


Feature image: Thomas Gerlach/Pixabay

Working image: Photo by Quino Al/Unsplash

Lightbulb image: Photo by AbsolutVision/Unsplash

Truck image: Orlando Leon/Unsplash

Train image: Big Dodzy/Unsplash

Train image: Zheng2088/

Virus image: PIRO4D/Pixabay