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Citizens push back vs. reckless moped and e-bike drivers

Pamela Greitzer-Manasee
Jon Kalish
Pamela Greitzer-Manasee

Since the COVID 19 Pandemic began the number of e-bikes and mopeds speeding through the streets of Manhattan has skyrocketed. Pedestrians, especially the elderly, feel that the city has become much more dangerous. A citizens group has formed to push for protections and accident victims have come forward to tell their stories.

WBGO’s Jon Kalish has the first of a two-part story on efforts to grapple with the problem…

This week Jon Kalish will report on how Pamela Greitzer-Manasse co-founded a citizens group to push for legislation that would regulate mopeds and e-bikes in New York City.

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