Delivery Companies Don’t Want to Supply Delivery Workers With Safe Batteries and Bikes
Bronx Council Member Oswald Feliz introduced the legislation, but the tech companies don't like it.
One Year Later, Delivery Workers Are Still Waiting for Their Charging Hubs
More than a year — and a dozen-plus fatal fires — since the city announced charging stations for delivery workers, the hubs aren't ready,
Amazon Stops Selling Illegal Batteries After City Cease-and-Desist Letter
Following a cease-and-desist letter from the city, Amazon, at least, has partially reformed its illegal ways.
A Day in the Life of a NYC Deliverista
A delivery worker gives a rare insight into the long list of challenges and dangers, from exploitative app companies to the constant threat of traffic crashes.
NYPD Steps Up Effort Against Illegal Mopeds, But Some Advocates Want a Different Approach
The NYPD seized some illegal wheels from delivery workers in the middle of their route on Wednesday, part of a stepped-up effort.
Labor Gains: Judge Tosses App Giants’ Suit to Stop Deliverista Minimum Wage
Justice Nicholas Moyne cleared the way for a long-delayed wage hike for workers who brave dangerous roads to bring food directly to New Yorkers.
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.
Council Passes Battery ‘Buy-Back’ Program and Other Bills to Curb Lithium-Ion Fires
Finally, there's a law to create a citywide "buy back" program that would allow delivery workers to exchange faulty or second-hand lithium-ion batteries for safe, certified ones.
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.
Grocery Delivery May Not Reduce Driving As Proponents Claim, Data Show
It turns out grocery delivery isn't necessarily a slam dunk for reducing emissions or the number of cars on the road.