Wednesday’s Headlines From Around the Nation
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NYC Debuts Public E-Bike Charging for Delivery Workers
Finally, they’re taking charge! The city’s first public e-bike charging station opened in Cooper Square on Thursday — the start of an overdue six-month pilot that is part of a “Charge Safe Ride Safe Action Plan” for delivery workers that Mayor Adams announced last year.
Friday’s Headlines Have Questions
What's an optimal rebate to get people to buy e-bikes without wasting money on those who were going to buy one anyway?
Agencies Need to Use Federal Funding to Buy Land for Transit Oriented Development
Transit agencies do not prioritize transit-adjacent housing development often because they lack funding to acquire land.
On Eve of Congestion Pricing, Plate Scams at NYC Bridge Tolls are Way Up
About 1.5 percent of the cars that passed through the MTA's bridges and tunnels in 2023 had unbillable license plates. And that number is up.