San Francisco has seen ridership fall 90%. In Seoul, passenger numbers have held up much better. To what extent can local policy choices prior to and during the pandemic explain the difference?
An analysis shows the largest US metro areas have been slower to recover the jobs they've lost since March.
An analysis of economic data shows unemployment rose first in northern cities, then surged in better-off southern ones. There’s no one-size-fits-all explanation why some have suffered more than others.