“The first week, I was like, This is amazing. Going down Fifth Avenue and there are no cars,” recalled Mr. Milella, 33, who was once able to catch a wave of green lights all the way from the West Village to 135th Street.”

Thanks to its population density, chronicled on film and in print for centuries, New York City has been ground zero for the coronavirus in the US. Suddenly, it’s not. Here’s a quick look at what that’s like from a cross-section of NYC riders, over at the New York Times.