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With COVID-19, Waiting in Line Is Unsafe – The Atlantic

October 30, 2020


With social-distancing measures in place for the foreseeable future, queue management—once an esoteric subarea of logistics—is being recast as a health-and-wellness hero. The design practices and software tools that line experts have been working on for years might become as common as the queues they manage. If they do, Americans might finally rid themselves of the drudgery of waiting.

Theme-park designers, architects, and engineers have been fighting against queues for decades. COVID-19 could finally kill them for good.

Source: With COVID-19, Waiting in Line Is Unsafe – The Atlantic

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