The ideal city is one that embraces digital commerce principles, tools, ideas, and technologies. As municipalities begin to report record-breaking spreads in COVID-19 cases, there is little time to waste on idealism or political partisanship. The preparation that we should have assumed months ago must be fast-tracked for the late summer and early fall. Moving forward, the online retail industry should serve as a guide for economic and political policy. This content is designed exclusively for Executive Members.