1. Transport
May 12, 2020

What we're reading: 'Open the streets'

By City Monitor Staff

Going out: As calls grow to turn street space into pedestrian space, The Atlantic issues a challenge: “Open the streets. Open at least half of them. … Do it now.”

Back to school: The UK is preparing to send children back to school, and it can look to a handful of countries in Europe and Asia that have already done so. Many questions remain about the virus and its effects on children, the New York Times reports, meaning reopening schools is still something of a gamble.

Paying up: American renters, by and large, paid their rents in April and May. That’s unexpected and welcome news for landlords, CityLab reports, but it raises another question: How long will that last?

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