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This edition: Transportation Frustration

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 21, 2018.

First aired: May 25, 2018.

On this edition of Independent Sources, hosted by Zyphus Lebrun we ride along with a commuter (or dollar) van driver and we learn about the history of these vehicles that have been viable options to the MTA in communities of color. We see how changing neighborhoods are affecting their future. Then we hear from Chinese immigrants who are fighting City Hall in their effort legalize their “e-bikes” or motorized delivery bikes.

Guest List

Elizabeth Campbell Dollar Van Passenger

Margaret S. Chin City Council Member, 1st District, New York City Council

Matthew W. Daus Former Commissioner & Chair, NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission

Hon. Bill de Blasio Mayor of New York City

Eric Goldwyn, Ph.D. Urban Planner, NYU Marron Institute

Do J. Lee Researcher, Advocate, Biking Public Project

Mengba Li E-Bike Delivery Worker

Su Sanni Founder, Dollaride

Gelson Shoy Dollar Van Passenger

Evenson Souverain Dollar Van Driver

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