Public officials approved welcome points at each city center access point with information on distancing. Each information hub includes maps of hand-washing facilities, shopping queues, and updates on traffic patterns. Visitors with disabilities can reserve the city's motorized cart service to access shopping areas. Cardiff approved targeted road closures typically used for major events to help pedestrians observe the recommended two-meter distance.
Philadelphia's Office of Innovation & Technology requested pilot-ready technology from private sector applicants. The successful applicant will receive up to $34,000 to evaluate local roads and provide prioritized recommendations for repairs. The AI-enabled software or system will also create a road signs inventory and a map of manholes and grates. Philadelphia previously used the Pitch & Pilot program to find smart solutions for water quality and waste management issues.
Twelve wooden pods were added to a converted Regent Road warehouse to serve Macari Centre patrons. Each pod includes a lockable front door, bed, television, and eight square meters of open space. The council worked with repair company Unitas to convert warehouse space into restrooms, a kitchen, and laundry facilities. City officials and Unitas expected to add 12 more pods to the facility for increased capacity.