Repurposing the city for people, London aims to emerge differently from the pandemic, supporting a low-carbon and sustainable recovery. Works have already started. The Mayor Sadiq Khan said the plans to transform parts of central London would create “one of the largest car-free areas in any capital city in the…
Each phase will last at least two weeks and will be granted by regions. In Phase 1, museums, gyms and hotels will reopen but their common areas will remain closed and restaurants and terraces will reopen at a third of their capacity. In Phase 2, malls, cinemas and theatres will…
The initiave aims at using the empty houses for Covid-19 patients. The houses would be donated to the state for a short period as the country is currently experiencing a shortage of hospital bed space in Lagos, Kano and Abuja due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.
The city government has also agreed on a total of nine temporary meeting zones where the minimum distance of one meter can be maintained. Into the meeting zones, cars could continue driving at 20 km/h, cyclists are as well allowed and there is space for pedestrians.
This is to allow pedestrians to cross the road without having to touch a button. The automated traffic lights will be active 24 hours a day. Similar initiatives have already been implemented in other places such as New Zealand, Boston or Massachusetts, which also have automated crossing signals.
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