How the Coronavirus Recovery Is Changing Cities
As cities emerge from coronavirus lockdowns, the way people use parks, stores, restaurants, transit, streets and homes is changing in ways both subtle and dramatic.
By Bloomberg CityLab
Animation by Joel Plosz
June 22, 2020
If one thing is certain, it’s that our definition of normal has changed. After months in lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, cities are reopening — some with masks and social distance, others with still growing numbers of infection. It’s unclear what cities will look like in a year or more, but in many areas the landscape is already starting to shift.