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New York City Is Latest To Close Some Streets To Cars, Making More Space For People

The move to limit car access on seven miles of streets comes amid pressure to allow more room for people to exercise while maintaining social distance to stem coronavirus transmission.

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Laurel Wamsley is a reporter for NPR's News Desk. She reports breaking news for NPR's digital coverage, newscasts, and news magazines, as well as occasional features. She was also the lead reporter for NPR's coverage of the 2019 Women's World Cup in France.