It’s been amazing how this pandemic has accelerated Parklets as a solution for more useable space for social distancing. Business owners are slowly starting to get it. Our City rolled out an emergency order that allowed a temporary, super low cost process to convert on street parking to dining and walking space.
Our college town has become a hot spot of infections Thankfully hospitalizations are manageable. Bars have recently been ordered to 50% capacity so they have naturally become the first to implement crude Parklets with jersey barricads and privacy fencing.
I urged City Planning to bring community stakeholders early... (More)