16 Photos Of Things Opening Back Up In The US That Give An Idea Of What The Future Might Be Like

    Measures your future might hold.

    1. Social distancing circles to give everybody space at a park in Brooklyn.

    2. Measures like designated waiting areas and directional arrows inside Starbucks.

    Just walked by a Starbucks in SF that is gearing up for a post corona reopening. Green and white tape for lines, directional arrows, road cones, designated waiting area dots, plexiglass between barista and customer, no condiment bar, no seating. #covid

    3. Bumper tables that physically enforce social distancing.

    This restaurant in Maryland intends to use bumper tables to keep customers six feet apart once it begins to take seated diners.

    4. See-through separators at bars.

    6. This new form of drive-thru entertainment in Portland.

    Portland getting creative with a “Drive-Thru” Strip Club as you wait for your food order 🍔🍟

    7. Closed off machines, spaced out equipment, and distance markers at gyms.

    It's been a great reopening day for our @GoldsGym locations in Oklahoma! I have loved connecting with these teams to go over final preparations and make sure everything is ready for members to safely return to the gym. #StrongerTogether

    8. A rise in drive-in movies, like this packed theater in New York.

    9. Temperature check stations like this one seen at Universal Studios Citywalk.

    We’re at Universal Studios with our masks on to show you what Orlando theme parks might be like in the new era. Citywalk is opening tonight for a few hours. Here’s the temperature check when you enter.

    10. Foot-operated hand sanitizer stations like the one in this apartment complex.

    11. Protective bubbles like these ones being worn by fast food employees.

    13. Safety shields at tables in casinos.

    14. Separators putting a barrier between customers on slot machines.

    15. Guidelines being posted for hikers looking to keep their distance.

    16. And finally, stores in the mall with properly spaced lines and limited amounts of customers inside at once.

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    This post has been updated to more accurately reflect the reopenings within the United States. An earlier version included images from another country.