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In Paris, the major east-west axis, from the Place de la Concorde to the Place de la Bastille, as given a temporary ‘coronapiste’ after the pandemic broke out. Mayor Anne Hidalgo has said that it will become permanent. Mairie de Paris

Can the city cycling boom survive the end of the Covid-19 pandemic?

The need for social distancing sparked a cycling boom, cutting air pollution and boosting city dwellers’ mental and physical health. But when the pandemic ends, will it be back to life as usual?
A crowded walkway at Cronulla, NSW, makes it impossible for people to observe physical distancing rules while exercising. Simon Bullard/AAP

Physical distancing is here for a while – over 100 experts call for more safe walking and cycling space

We’ve all seen the increases in people walking and cycling on shared paths so crowded it’s almost impossible to maintain physical distancing. This must be fixed, and quickly.

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