Sorry for being that guy with covid opinions again, but Philly is just trying trying to make the most wrong and confusing pandemic decisions it hurts.
No masking on septa required, but don't spectate an outdoor event? WTAF?
I will admit this one is a lot more subtle, but the building is formerly "bell atlantic tower" and tenants still include telecoms verizon and comcast
Comcast technology center looks a lot like the cross section of coax, though it could also represent fiber when it's lit up
I'm disappointed in all of you.
Masks can help, I'm not disputing that. To what degree I'm having trouble understanding. But to make the day and the news be all about masks if there is in fact a new legitimate threat just seems so bizarre to me.
It just seems like worrying about masking was a very 2020 thing when we knew nothing about the virus. Now we know a lot more ways to mitigate the risk & target that mitigation that aren't so politically and emotionally fraught, that we could be spending political capital on.
...how spending time outdoors is safe and good for mental health -- with a call on the city to keep streetlets in place.
That all said there may be better ways than masks (or addition to masks?) to mitigate this risk. Why has public health learned NOTHING from the past 2 years? Some of that messaging yesterday could have been spent on the importance of ventilation for populated areas....
"We should have never lifted the mask mandate." Also a terrible take. COVID has dynamically changing risks we need to respond to. Mitigating risk from the virus has costs and may not be worth it if the risks are low.
This could be more complicated than I thought. I have no idea what is going on and I'm not trying to take sides. It seems like there's some unfortunate bad blood which is sad to see in any case.