Beijing mega-project: One of world’s biggest underground transportation hubs

China’s capital Beijing is constructing a 1.3 million-square-meter underground transportation hub in sub-city center in southeastern Tongzhou District. This mega-project, which will be one of the world’s largest such hubs in five years, began construction on November 30, 2019. International and domestic designers studied existing transit-oriented development (#TOD) examples, like China’s Shanghai Hongqiao Integrated Hub … Read more Beijing mega-project: One of world’s biggest underground transportation hubs

TV series show: Paris jazz drama from ‘La La Land’ director Damien Chazelle in ‘The Eddy’

TV critic Dheepthika Laurent gives FRANCE 24’s viewers a list of escapist TV dramas to watch this May. They chat about the much-awaited jazz drama “The Eddy” from the director of “Whiplash” and “La La Land”, Damien Chazelle, and review HBO’s indie show about female skateboarders trying to smash the patriarchy in their sport: “Betty” from director Crystal … Read more TV series show: Paris jazz drama from ‘La La Land’ director Damien Chazelle in ‘The Eddy’

New York’s MTA is Launching an Ultraviolet Light Device to Kill Coronavirus

New York’s Metropolitan Authority (MTA) is launching an ultraviolet light pilot program to decontaminate public transport to prevent the spread of coronavirus, AP reports. “It’s not science fiction,” said Dr. David Brenner, Director of the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, who’s scientists are working on the project. For the 1st … Read more New York’s MTA is Launching an Ultraviolet Light Device to Kill Coronavirus

NYC to test UV light to eliminate COVID-19 on subways, buses

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has started using ultraviolet light technology to disinfect New York City’s subway stations, trains and buses amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ … Read more NYC to test UV light to eliminate COVID-19 on subways, buses

NYC, Long Island Lockdowns Extended by at Least Two Weeks: Cuomo

New York City, Long Island and Western New York will remain closed for the foreseeable future after failing to meet the requirements to begin restarting their economies Friday. Five of 10 regions of the state are slated for a phased reopening when Governor Andrew Cuomo’s stay-at-home order expires: Central New York, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, … Read more NYC, Long Island Lockdowns Extended by at Least Two Weeks: Cuomo

Coronavirus: How is China faring post-lockdown? | The Stream

Round upon round of temperature checks at building entrances. Nervous glances between passengers on the reawakening subway trains. And a working day that bans close contact with colleagues. Millions of people across China are re-adjusting to public life after the lifting of weeks-long lockdowns and other restrictions that sought to stop the spread of coronavirus. … Read more Coronavirus: How is China faring post-lockdown? | The Stream

Unlimited outdoor activity, U-turn on masks: UK unveils lockdown lifting strategy

The British government performed an about-face on masks Monday, telling people to cover their mouth and nose in shops, buses and subway trains. The change came as part of what Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the “first careful measures” to lift a nationwide lockdown imposed seven weeks ago to slow the spread of the new … Read more Unlimited outdoor activity, U-turn on masks: UK unveils lockdown lifting strategy

Johnson Gives More Detail on Easing U.K. Lockdown

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined his plan for an easing of lockdown measures on Monday including new advice for people to wear face coverings when in crowded places. In a change of advice, the British government says people should wear masks covering their mouth and nose in enclosed spaces such as buses and subway … Read more Johnson Gives More Detail on Easing U.K. Lockdown

Here’s How Boris Johnson’s New U.K. Lockdown Rules Will Work

The British government performed an about-face on masks Monday, telling people to cover their mouth and nose in shops, buses and subway trains. The change came as part of a plan to gradually lift a nationwide lockdown imposed seven weeks ago to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. In a 50-page document outlining cautious … Read more Here’s How Boris Johnson’s New U.K. Lockdown Rules Will Work

COVID-19 contradiction | NY subway cleaning leaves hundreds of homeless without shelter

As the US gradually loosens its lockdown restrictions, certain prevention measures remain in force. In order to give trains a deep clean amid the ongoing pandemic, New York’s subway has begun nightly closures for the first time ever. But an unintended consequence of the new measure has seen thousands of homeless people used to sleeping … Read more COVID-19 contradiction | NY subway cleaning leaves hundreds of homeless without shelter

New York City Shuts Down Subway for the First Time for Nightly Cleaning

New York City’s subway system went silent in the early morning hours of Wednesday, as part of a plan for the normally round-the-clock system to shut down for train cleaning. The trains, which had been running on a reduced schedule since late March, are now going to be stopped from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. … Read more New York City Shuts Down Subway for the First Time for Nightly Cleaning

New York subways shuts down for virus cleaning in historic first

The New York Subway system closed for four hours overnight to allow for thorough cleaning for the first time in history. The nightly shutdown will continue until further notice. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: … Read more New York subways shuts down for virus cleaning in historic first

NYC’s homeless are using subway cars as shelters amid pandemic

New York City’s subway system has become a haven for homeless people during the coronavirus pandemic. Patrick Warren, the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s chief safety officer, said the homeless issue has become a “pandemic in itself.” According to the local Department of Social Services, 794 positive cases among the city’s homeless population were being tracked as … Read more NYC’s homeless are using subway cars as shelters amid pandemic