It’s wonderful to hear the occasional story about something positive emerging from COVID. As a 75-year old COVID survivor, I’d add another: rediscovering walking.
I’ve never seen as many walking on my cul-de-sac, including whole families. It’s delightful to stroll down major urban streets heading for an outdoor dinner because those streets now belong, in part, to pedestrians.
There’s an important public policy element to walking, as well:
walking may well be the single most versatile means of dealing with COVID’s many impacts on our lives, available to everyone, no matter their age, sex, or income, at no cost. …