One consequence that people ought to be paying attention to NOW: If we don't want the major outcome of the COVID crisis to be a large-scale shift back to private automobiles, there needs to be federal money now to greatly increase stock and capacity on urban transit & rail lines
The pandemic is suburban. It isn’t people hanging out in parks or people who want bike lanes. It’s people choosing between cars and crowded buses, living in crowded apartments in low-density districts where those are the only choices
Cities where COVID-19 infection has been shown to be mainly suburban, largely sparing the city centre:

- Toronto
- Montreal
- New York City
- Paris
- Stockholm

Do we have other documented examples?
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