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A row of young people outdoors using smartphones

Say Goodbye to the ‘Millennial Lifestyle Subsidy’

The era of cheap, on-demand services is coming to a close as unprofitable startups face the realities of capitalism.

June 14, 2022 - The Atlantic

Amazon Warehouse

Amazon’s Growing Real Estate Empire

The e-commerce giant has been quietly buying up massive swaths of property as the company works to reduce shipping times as dramatically as possible.

June 14, 2022 - Bloomberg

New York City, New York

Manhattan Traffic Spreading to Other Boroughs

New travel patterns and an increased reliance on delivery services and ride-hailing are creating more congestion in New York's outer boroughs.

January 3, 2022 - The New York Times

Delivery Trucks

How Street Configuration Impacts Equity

With urban pollution and traffic violence disproportionately affecting communities of color, better management of public space and streets could improve equity in cities.

October 25, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

Deliveries Truck

Cities Must Act to Curb Delivery Van Congestion

With more and more products available for doorstep delivery, Janette Sadik-Khan argues that policymakers have to proactively face the imminent "delivery deadlock" and take control of curb management.

June 20, 2021 - Bloomberg CityLab

Restaurant Tables

Cities Regulate Delivery App Fees to Support Ailing Restaurants

High platform fees for food delivery apps have put struggling restaurants between a rock and a hard place.

January 3, 2021 - City Monitor

Delivery Services

The Link Between Smart Cities, Fleet Technology, and Economics

The theoretical planning of smart cities could help make city economies stronger as purchasing becomes more straightforward.

December 20, 2020 - Devin Partida

Delivery Trucks

High-Speed Delivery Linked to Increased Congestion and Pollution

It's not only mom and pop shops that suffer from over-reliance on online shopping: streets and the environment also suffer the consequences.

December 9, 2020 - Streetsblog USA

New York Bike Delivery

The Delivery App Revolt

For many Americans living through the social distancing and stay-at-home-orders of 2020, supporting local businesses means cutting out the tech middle man.

May 15, 2020 - The Washington Post

Delivery Services

Better Maps Would Save Delivery Companies a Ton of Time and Money

A new report estimates the cost of inaccurate maps for delivery companies in the billions of dollars.

February 12, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

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New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

International Real Estate Strategies and Deal Negotiation

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