The Verge: There's no better time for cities to take space away from cars
Cities across the world have begun to address the imbalance between space for cars and people in cities, with many promoting a move towards more people-friendly streets and spaces to address a range of issues including air pollution, climate change and health.
However, with COVID-19 now impacting cities across the world, there have been renewed calls to provide traffic-free and traffic-lite streets in cities. With more people walking and cycling due to reduced public transport availability due to COVID-19, providing more safe space for walking and cycling is an attractive solution for many solutions.
This article from the Verge explores this issue in more detail and sets out the case for providing safe traffic-free spaces in cities during these times and beyond. Read the article in full here.