Cities and Urbanization

Parklets, traffic-free zones and outdoor eating: how COVID is transforming our cities

People wearing protective face masks walk on a street, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Nantes, in France, January 8, 2022.

Both cities and citizens have often shown that they can adapt rapidly under crisis conditions. Image: REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Daniel J. Hill
Lecturer, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds
Michele Acuto
Professor of Global Urban Politics and Director, Connected Cities Lab, The University of Melbourne
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According to The Guardian, 'A 'stage' is defined as one part of a journey, and a new stage begins when the mode of transport changes.' Image: Guardian graphic. Source: Department for Transport walking and cycling statistics, 2020
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