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Police Brass Gets Booed During E-Vehicle Safety Alliance Meeting for Applauding Deliveristas

Attendees of the E-Vehicle Safety Alliance's latest meeting castigated a Transportation Bureau deputy inspector for saying that delivery workers are responsive to safety issues.

September 28, 2023

Study: How Low-Income People Really Use Micromobility

Shared bikes and scooters are meeting low-income people's basic mobility needs — but they're not being subsidized like it.

September 22, 2023

Online Retailers Selling Illegal Batteries and Mopeds to City Buyers

Call it Amazon crime: The mammoth online retailer is selling illegal batteries and mopeds to city residents, despite such devices being forbidden from city streets.

September 21, 2023

Say Good-Bye to the ‘Free’ Citi Bike E-Bike Loophole

Some electric Citi Bikes that were previously free to unlock and ride will now cost users the "standard" e-bike fee, Lyft said on Monday.

September 19, 2023

Enforcement of Illegal Batteries — and, Apparently, Mopeds — Starts on Saturday

The city says it will send out inspectors this weekend to begin enforcement of a new law prohibiting the sale of uncertified lithium-ion power cells.

September 15, 2023

The Moped Crisis: Safe Streets Group Issues Policy Recommendations

The city needs to rein in illegal mopeds with a combination of cracking down on rogue vendors, building safer roads for all users and better educating users.

September 12, 2023

The Explainer: What’s With Council Member Bob Holden’s Bill to Register E-Bikes?

A very controversial bill from a noted opponent of efforts to boost cycling has everyone in town — except its supporters — talking.

September 1, 2023

The Moped Crisis — An Analysis: The City Needs a Systemic Fix, Justice for Workers and Accountability by Tech Giants

Mayhem — and, more accurately, the perception of mayhem — on the streets of the city is provoking a new backlash against delivery workers. But are poor workers really the ones to blame?

August 23, 2023

Study: Most US Cyclists Say They’d Move To Cities That Offered to Buy Them E-Bikes

A whopping six in 10 cyclists would relocate to a city that offered them an incentive to buy an e-bike, according to a new survey.

August 9, 2023

Monday’s Headlines: Another ‘Dooring’ Death Edition

Another tragic, avoidable traffic death. Plus other news.

July 17, 2023