Restart Montco - Outdoor Dining

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How To Provide Outdoor Dining When Space Is Limited

Outdoor dining is one way in which local restaurants have adapted to providing the “going out” experience that many people have missed during the pandemic. It allows for proper social distancing while enabling businesses to help restart the economy.




  • Streets for Pandemic Response & Recovery
    This guidance tool from NACTO synthesizes common methods communities are using to adapt streets to support businesses and allow for more flexibility.
  • The Recovery Will Happen In Public Space
    This article from Project for Public Spaces describes a wide variety of ways that activities can be shifted to outdoor public spaces, such as streets, sidewalks, and plazas; and includes examples from around the world.

Municipal Examples

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