April 9, 2021 | 8:01pm | Updated April 9, 2021 | 8:01pm
The COVID-19 pandemic has left NYC with empty storefronts and growing disorder.
The Issue: The Post’s suggestions on how the city can recover from the pandemic and residents moving away.
Conspicuous in its absence from The Post’s advice to heal Gotham is the issue of people working from home (“How new leader can heal Gotham,” Editorial, April 8).
For good or bad, the pandemic caused the flight of commuters from the city. The trickle-down economy that once flowed from the Midtown office workforce has paused, and there’s little evidence of a comeback.
If this exodus is not addressed, the entire economy of New York and other cities will be turned upside down, not unlike what e-commerce has done to the retail sector.
Richard J. Carhidi
The enforcement issues delegated to the NYPD is one of several items highlighted in The Post April 8 editorial.
No doubt, ineffective governing at all levels has resulted in legislation and guidelines that negatively affect the personal performance of NYPD officers and have contributed to the debacle.
Reduced membership, funding and the imposition of restrictive guidelines have affected job performance.
The City Council’s vindictive attitu