City by city, the data on CBD visitors vary with the severity of COVID-19 outbreaks and restrictions. But none of the CBDs has recovered former activity levels, and some might never fully recover.
These legends allow us to address our fears about the urban environment.
City dwellers love their homes but there are different types of love that shape how cities are viewed and how they work.
After the pandemic, we may see a shift in how we occupy cities.
Cities can learn from past pandemics to see how communities and lifestyles are shaped by outbreaks.
The impacts of coronavirus on cities are extraordinarily difficult. Yet around the world, cities are responding rapidly and decisively to the crisis and its implications for urban life.
Most of the activities that define city life we do together. Now that we are having to get used to more isolated lives, will this have lasting social impacts or will city life resume as before?
Most of the world's urban residents now live in suburban areas. A multi-year, multi-site project has conducted research internationally about these changing urban areas.