Quarantine for NY visitors, additional car-free streets, & more

By Emily Myers | June 25, 2020 - 10:30AM 

New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut will require certain out-of-state visitors to quarantine for two weeks (The New York Times)

Another 23 miles of city streets are being turned over to pedestrians and cyclists to help New Yorkers with social distancing (New York Daily News) 

The New York City marathon, the world's largest, has been canceled because of the pandemic (CNN)

Artificial intelligence software could be put to use by transit officials to track whether subway riders are wearing face masks (Gothamist) 

The Met and The New-York Historical Society are the first major museums to announce reopening strategies with plans to welcome visitors back in August (Gothamist) 

More than 20 public libraries across the five boroughs will reopen for grab-and-go service in mid-July (New York Post)

Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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