COVID-19 Takes Out Public Transit
Mumbai depends on its incredible and multi-part transportation system. The trains normally move 7.5 million commuters every day; it has the largest organized bus network in India; and thousands of taxis, rickshaws and hire cars fill in any transportation gaps. With the pandemic all this disappeared overnight. The women had to find a way to move large bundles of fabric between scattered cooperatives. Somehow, they managed, even if it meant finding a rare private vehicle to hire at 3 times the normal rate. To read on, visit our blog.
(Photo Credit: The Indian Express)