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‘Social distancing machine’ shows sidewalks unsafe for coronavirus

Social distancing guidelines, which suggest people stay at least six feet away from all other people, have reached nearly all parts of North America, as the public grapples with attempting to stop the spread of coronavirus and the COVID-19 illness it causes. Although local and federal governments have issued stay-at-home orders, millions of people continue to step outside for fresh air, for exercise, and to walk pets. In many cities, where sidewalk infrastructure is often smaller and more crowded, strictly following these guidelines is simply not possible without walking on the street. A Toronto resident recently made a “social distancing

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