Lessons from China's & Bangladesh's Responses to COVID-19 Webinar




Cities are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and are facing significant challenges such as how to provide reliable transportation for health and other essential workers while promoting public safety. In Resilience & Transportation: Lessons from China's & Bangladesh's Responses to COVID-19, Daizong Liu of WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities provides an overview of how cities in China have acted in the face of mobility challenges related to COVID-19 and recovery. Binayak Chakraborty of TUMI shares how the Singra Municipality of Bangladesh is piloting e-rickshaws as an efficient adaptation method against the new coronavirus, and DiDi's Mi Yang and Shuai Ren reflect on how the shared transportation company has evolved services during the pandemic.

Download the presentations featured in this webinar here.

This webinar is part of the Resilience & Transportation webinar series hosted by EUROCLIMA+, TUMI, GIZ, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and NUMO. This webinar was presented in English and recorded on July 23, 2020.


  • Binayak Chakraborty — Administrative Officer in Charge, Singra Municipality
  • Daizong Liu — Director, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities
  • Mi Yang — General Manager of Ride Sharing Business at 99, DiDi
  • Shuai Ren — Business Director, DiDi Innovate Transit

Moderated by Leanne Kaplan (NUMO).


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