During this unprecedented time, the Pandemic Places Project offers resources, support, and research around public spaces, urban densities, economic decline, health and well-being, and geo-spatial analysis.

Tracking the Pandemic: Analysis of Social Distancing Efficacy

Since March 2020, the Pandemic Places Project has been studying the patterns of infections and social media activity across the U.S. Much this work has been accomplished in partnership with NYIT Mathematics Professor Victoria Rayskin.

Economic Impacts of Closures and Decline

The Coronavirus pandemic has resulted in mass closures of businesses and organizations across the planet, leading to drastic economic devastation. The Pandemic Places Project has been studying how cities and towns adapt to economic decline and which response strategies are most effective.

Forthcoming article in the international journal Town Planning Review.

Urban Design for Socially-Distanced Public Spaces

With parks and plazas shuttered, new design and planning strategies are desperately needed to reinvent and reinvigorate public spaces, both in-person and on-line.