|Transit and race|
From the NY Times:
But the American response to the virus is laying bare class divides that are often camouflaged — in access to health care, child care, education, living space, even internet bandwidth....
“This is a white-collar quarantine,” said Howard Barbanel, a Miami-based entrepreneur who owns a wine company. “Average working people are bagging and delivering goods, driving trucks, working for local government”....
[A] kind of pandemic caste system is rapidly developing: the rich holed up in vacation properties; the middle class marooned at home with restless children; the working class on the front lines of the economy, stretched to the limit by the demands of work and parenting, if there is even work to be had.
|Grocery stores and logistics (March 29th)|
|Trucking, logistics, and supply (March 26th)|
|One of several oral histories - via twitter|
Beginning Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020 at 4 p.m., downtown Salem visitors and residents will experience the following changes:
- Temporary closure of Chemeketa and Marion Parkades; Liberty and Pringle Parkades will remain open
- Temporary suspension of 3-hour time limits in downtown parking district
- Temporary suspension of fees at meters
|The City announced Chemeketa and Marion Parkades|
|Air travel and emissions (November 2018)|
|Air travel is also down (today)|