War on Cars Watch: Coronavirus lockdowns make cities more walkable; maybe hard to reverse

Cities under lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus are making more room on their streets for pedestrians, fulfilling a long-standing demand by residents for more walkability that could be hard to reverse, urban experts said on Monday.

More than 720,000 people across the world have been infected by the coronavirus and about 33,000 have died, according to a Reuters tally.