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E-Bike Swap Project Putting City to Shame on Safe Delivery Equipment

One of the city’s most dangerous industries is getting a major pedal-assist from a coalition of advocates committed to making food delivery work safer.

April 10, 2024

Mayor Mum on E-Bike Registration Bill, Battery Swap Program

Mayor Adams surrounded himself with delivery workers on Monday, yet declared "off topic" two of our questions ... about delivery workers.

April 2, 2024

OPINION: E-Bike Licensing Would Harm Workers — and Absolve App Companies

New York politicians want to force delivery workers to shoulder the burden of e-bike regulation rather than regulating the app companies, says Los Deliveristas Unidos leader Gustavo Ajche.

April 1, 2024

SEE IT! Long-Awaited City Hall Delivery Worker Hub Unveiled

The facility would be a first of its kind in the country, officials say.

March 18, 2024

To NYPD Commissioner Caban and the 24th Precinct CO: Get Your Priorities Straight

The NYPD’s approach to e-bike fatalities and to citizen complaints about e-bikes is to crack down on slow-moving traditional cyclists, presumably because they are easier to catch.

March 11, 2024

Manhattan Pol Upset at Delayed Rollout of Electrified Citi Bike Docks

"I urge the Department of Transportation and Con Edison to expedite the electrification of [Citi Bike] stations," Erik Bottcher wrote to the colossuses of conveyance and current last Friday.

February 29, 2024

Data Dive: More Delivery Workers are Registering Their Mopeds 

“If you have plates, [the police] won’t summons you,” Junior Pichardo told Streetsblog the other day on Flatbush Avenue. “They won’t bother you.” 

February 21, 2024

Pay Up: TransAlt Wants Delivery Apps to Stem ‘Chaos’ on the Streets

"There are knee-jerk responses that don't work and then there are responses that look system-wide," said Danny Harris, the group's executive director.

February 16, 2024

Jersey Lawmakers Pass Proposed Micromobility Insurance Law With Vague Promise to Fix It

Advocates are adamantly opposed to Sen. Nicolas Scutari's bill, fearing it would undermine the goals of reducing car dependency and carbon emissions. And it's expensive.

February 16, 2024