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The Associated Press reports that New York City will run a six-month test that will limit curbside deliveries in certain high-traffic commercial zones in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn at specific times of day.

Mayor Bill de Blasio said it was just one of several initiatives “the city is undertaking to help get traffic moving more easily.”

According to the AP, “Curbside deliveries from parked and sometimes double-parked trucks and other vehicles won’t be allowed during morning and evening rush hours, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.”
KC's View:
All by itself, this is an initiative that probably wouldn’t get a lot of attention. But this is a mayor who just last week - after having participated in a city bid to land Amazon’s second headquarters - said he’d never shopped on Amazon, urged people to go to local bookstores, and even to avoid Starbucks in favor of local coffeeshops.

Next thing you know, he’s going to want to go on the radio to read the funny papers…