These orders require most citizens to work from home and avoid traveling as much as possible to slow the spread of coronavirus — and the impact on the city is eminently apparent.
Below are a series of photos starting on the South East side of Downtown Austin and ending on the North West side that document how social distancing and shelter-in-place orders are impacting the city.
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Ben Billups is the Marketing Manager for The Texan. After earning his degree in Economics from Thomas Edison State University, he served as a policy analyst for Texas’ 85th Legislature and later operated an outlet for veteran investigative journalists. Ben is a native Texan, an award-winning filmmaker, and actively competes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.