It was a hit movie in the 1980s. Now, planes, trains, and automobiles are another set of industries suffering from the severe negative impact COVID-19 has had on US travel.
Public Transportation Usage Severely Impacted Businesses Reopening
Ever since states from coast to coast began shutting down and issuing safer-at-home issues in March, air and rail travel have each decreased by more than 70 percent
(72% and 70.8% respectively) and bus travel has declined by nearly 50 percent
(46.4%). Before COVID became commonplace in the US, travel across all three modes of transportation was actually up from 2019: 4.39% for trains
, 3.57% for busses
, and .52% for air travel
. See the full data report here