The Guardian view on low-traffic neighbourhoods: streets ahead | Editorial | The Guardian
Mon 16 Nov 2020
Cleaner, safer cities are one good thing that could come out of the pandemic – if politicians hold their nerve
Some good can come of even the worst disaster. Amid all the suffering and difficulty of the pandemic, environmentally minded people spied a chance.
Could the enforced immobility of life under Covid-19, the rediscovery of neighbourhood shops, parks and walks brought about by the closure of workplaces and schools, lead to a longer-term adjustment – a new car/life balance?