One of the dominant themes to emerge from the spread of COVID-19 is the conflict between the need to be in nature for health and well-being while avoiding public space as much as possible to prevent the spread.
Beverly Hills is taking advantage of empty streets by accelerating construction on the Purple Line Subway extension currently cutting its way across Los Angeles. More cities should follow Beverly Hills' lead.
Using a metric called "regional price parity," the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that urban areas are the most expensive places in the country. Honolulu, Hawaii rates as the most expensive metro area in the country.