“The pandemic, through lockdowns and other movement restrictions, has changed the flow of cities almost overnight. For the first time, since the widespread city development focusing on automobiles, cities have had a chance to look at their now empty public spaces and rethink their use and purposes.” In her article published on “The Business of Society”, Isabel Froes considers how the sudden changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced in our cities have forced the neighbourhood projects, such as Cities-4-People, into a sudden halt, as people’s engagement with urban spaces has been very limited. However, as the author points out, even in these unprecedented times, we can identify new opportunities to improve our cities. While physical workspaces, shops and many businesses closed their doors and most citizens have mostly been forced into their homes, cities had the extraordinary chance to rethink their streets.
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