“Perhaps one of the most redemptive aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic was how it revealed to us our own adaptability. Seemingly overnight, we adjusted to social distancing, masking, take-out only, long queues at the grocery, attending places of worship online, pop-up outdoor dining, and streets suddenly closed to cars. Improving our cities requires not shrinking back in fear, but courageously presenting new visions of life that bet on this impressive capacity to adapt …”

BY TIFFANY OWENS in Strong Towns