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COVID-19 didn't end driving, but mobility experts say it could spell the demise of rush hour

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"Now we have control over the cadence of our work," Meera Joshi of Sam Schwartz said. "Do we need to honor a rush-hour system if it's proven to be not necessary anymore?"
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Travel and commuting nosedived in March when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the US.
Business Insider spoke with two mobility experts, Gary Hallgren of Arity, and Meera Joshi of Sam Schwartz, about how the pandemic has changed commuting.
Driving has dropped by as much as 70%, but as it's starting to return, people question the rush-hour commuting schedules they used to follow.
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