Uptown links: free MTA bus rides to end on August 31, and more



• The MTA will require passengers on city buses to go back to paying the full fare starting August 31. Front-door boarding will also resume. [CBS New York]


• A clinic in Washington Heights is now one of three in the city offering free COVID-19 tests with results available in 24 hours. [@MarkLevineNYC]


• Scooter-sharing company Revel, which suspended service in New York last month after two rider deaths, is now requiring users in other cities to show proof they're wearing a helmet; they will also have to take a multiple-choice driving test. The plan is under review in NYC, where the company hopes to restart service. [New York Post]


• Columbia University reversed course and moved all fall undergraduate classes online. [Gothamist]


• You can now get chef Marcus Samuelsson's hot honey fried chicken, served at his former Harlem restaurant Streetbird, delivered anywhere in the U.S. [@marcuscooks]


• The Times' architecture critic takes a long walk through Harlem with virtual guidance from David Adjaye, architect of the Studio Museum's future home. [New York Times]


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