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What Could Be: A 2030 Retrospective on Urban Mobility After COVID-19 30.6.2020 THE CITY FIX
COVID-19 is a radical moment in so many ways. By disrupting urban systems so profoundly, it has thrust the question of urban futures before us in a way that we cannot ignore. Will cities recover? What will they look like? ...
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The Spin: Chicago’s lakefront set for limited reopening | Aldermen look to remove CPD from CPS | Lightfoot announces use of force panel 16.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Welcome to The Spin.
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Column: Hooray! The Lakefront Trail will reopen. Now let’s think big and change how the City that Works gets to work 16.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Hooray! The Lakefront Trail will reopen. It's just a first step toward helping people get back to work - on bikes.
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Chicago announces Lakefront Trail set to reopen June 22, bars and breweries on Wednesday 16.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Chicago’s iconic Lakefront Trail will have a limited reopening starting next Monday, while the city’s bars and breweries can reopen for outdoor service beginning Wednesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced.
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Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 473 new COVID-19 cases announced as Chicago says Lakefront Trail set to reopen June 22, bars and breweries on Wednesday 16.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.
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Column: Chicago’s new ‘shared street’ tilts the balance in favor of pedestrians, bikers and social distancing. But it’s tinkering, not structural change. 11.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Chicago's new 'shared street': A boon for pedestrians--not fundamental change
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Addis Ababa Is Fighting to Avoid the Worst of COVID-19, But Transport Challenges Are Hampering Containment Efforts 8.6.2020 THE CITY FIX
Contrary to what many speculated, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ethiopia has been low so far. As of May 18, 2020, the Ministry of Health confirmed it had a total of 352 cases of COVID-19 of which 30% ...
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Insights from Big Data on How COVID-19 Is Changing Society 29.5.2020 THE CITY FIX
Between the 1918 flu pandemic and the 2020 COVID-19 crisis, our ability to understand the effects of infectious diseases has increased exponentially. Networked personal devices and automated sensors are now ubiquitous, not to mention communications technologies like the internet that ...
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Insights from Big Data on How COVID-19 Is Changing Society 29.5.2020 WRI Stories
Insights from Big Data on How COVID-19 Is Changing Society Comments|Add Comment|PrintData shows that air pollution decreased in many cities during the COVID-19 pandemic, due to reduced vehicle travel. Photo by Pamela Drew/Flickr */ Between the 1918 flu pandemic and the 2020 COVID-19 crisis, our ability to understand the effects of infectious diseases has increased exponentially. Networked personal devices and automated sensors are now ubiquitous, not to mention communications technologies like... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Illinois unemployment rate hit 16.4% in April, a 44-year high, as coronavirus-related job losses multiplied 22.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Illinois’ unemployment rate rose to 16.4% in April, up from 4.2% in March, due to the COVID-19 health crisis, according to the state’s Department of Employment Security. The state’s April unemployment rate was the highest recorded since the government began collecting data using current methodologies in 1976.
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Colombia’s New National Urban Mobility Policy Is Mostly a Good Thing 21.5.2020 THE CITY FIX
In the midst of COVID-19 precautions that have curtailed movement around the world, Colombia has released a new national road map for urban and regional mobility. It sends a powerful policy message that cities are saved by providing adequate access ...
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6 Ways to Make City Streets Safer for Pedestrians 20.5.2020 THE CITY FIX
For many city leaders, more cars and more highways mean better transportation. And during the current pandemic, fear of COVID-19’s spread is pushing some to turn to private vehicles. But a safe, sustainable transport future does not include further dependence ...
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From My Window: A View of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Curitiba 19.5.2020 THE CITY FIX
Despite the unprecedented quarantine that most of us find ourselves under, I was recently forced to travel to Curitiba, Brazil, for personal reasons. I am staying in an apartment on Republica Argentina Avenue next to the first bus corridor in ...
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L.A. County has more open this weekend than it has in months. What you can and can't do 16.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Southern California is reopening but there are still strict safety rules aimed at slowing the coronavirus.

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Column: An open letter to Mayor Lightfoot: Time to rethink your lakefront shutdown 16.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
An open letter to Mayor Lightfoot: Rethink your lakefront shutdown.
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Masks are mandatory in L.A. What do you do if you head outside to exercise? 15.5.2020 LA Times: Health

The orders by L.A. city and county have joggers, runners and others seeking exercise trying to figure out how to incorporate masks into their workouts.

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The high-rise office you left in March may not resemble the one you’re going back to. Here’s what workplaces may look like after the coronavirus shutdown. 7.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Chicago companies are working to make their offices safe as workers return from COVID-19 shutdowns. It will be the biggest changes to the workplace since the aftermath of terrorist attacks nearly two decades ago.
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Safer, More Sustainable Transport in a Post-COVID-19 World 24.4.2020 THE CITY FIX
The COVID-19 crisis has shown that effective public transport is vital to keeping cities running. By serving essential workers in health care, emergency services, food services, and other sectors, public transport has become a service not just for some people ...
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Safer, More Sustainable Transport in a Post-COVID-19 World 23.4.2020 WRI Stories
Safer, More Sustainable Transport in a Post-COVID-19 World Comments|Add Comment|PrintNew York City transit workers sanitize subway cars and stations, March 6, 2020. Photo by: MTAPhotos/Flickr The COVID-19 crisis has shown that effective public transport is vital to keeping cities running. By serving essential workers in health care, emergency services, food services, and other sectors, public transport has become a service not just for some people but for all urban residents. But coronavirus... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Editorial: Hey, Mayor Garcetti, people need L.A.'s streets right now — not cars 18.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

There's plenty of lightly used street space available that could be dedicated to exercise and the pursuit of fresh air.

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