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  1. cityscape
    Baruch Herzfeld is the founder and owner of the startup, Popwheel - a network of kiosks that charge e-bike batteries allowing delivery drivers to swap depleted batteries for fully charged ones.
    Can I Interest You in a Fresh Charge?Baruch Herzfeld wants to end the rash of e-bike-battery fires.
  2. getting around
    The Flatbush Chick-fil-A CrunchLong waits, wrong-way drivers, and canceled orders at the chain’s only franchise in Brooklyn.
  3. getting around
    Licensing E-Bikes Won’t Make the Sidewalks Safer“Every few years it’s the same neighborhoods asking the city to go after the same group of people.”
  4. getting around
    VanMoofers After the BankruptcyWill the Dutch e-bike’s acquisition by a new company be enough to restore riders’ faith?
  5. getting around
    ‘Just Befriend the Doorman and Don’t Arouse Suspicion’E-bike riders are sneaking past their buildings’ bans with flattery (and sometimes deception).
  6. mysteries
    Why Are Citi Bike’s Electric Bikes Always Broken?Some blame teen riders, but it’s likely the bikes themselves.
  7. getting around
    An E-Bike Trade-in Program That No Delivery Workers Have Heard OfUber’s programs to get risky e-bikes off the streets have not reached — or convinced — many food-delivery workers who use them.
  8. getting around
    ‘We Were Riding in a City That Simply Hadn’t Existed Just a Few Years Earlier’Reflecting on a decade of Citi Bike with a dozen New Yorkers who made it happen.
  9. getting around
    Uber Says It’s Trying to Fix the E-bike Battery CrisisThe company also helped create it.
  10. getting around
    Don’t Blame the E-BikeThere’s fear and confusion after a surge of preventable battery fires.
  11. getting around
    How Delivery Workers Won Their First Charging HubData collected by the deliveristas pinpointed the first location, a newsstand by City Hall.
  12. getting around
    NYCHA Delays E-Bike Ban As Delivery Workers Push Back“You are forcing them to choose between their work and their home.”
  13. getting around
    E-Bike Batteries Are Setting a Record-breaking Number of Fires Every YearAnd delivery workers are demanding that the city build safe charging stations.