Jun 5, 2024 - News

🔙 Back That Mass Up: Food delivery apps on notice

Illustration of a sea gull drinking an iced coffee, with flames in the background, surrounded by the words Back that Mass up.

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🛵 Boston officials told DoorDash, GrubHub and Uber in a letter they would be responsible for any violations their delivery drivers rack up on scooters and mopeds. (Globe)

  • "We have witnessed widespread and ongoing incidents of running red lights, driving on city sidewalks, driving the wrong way down one-way streets, driving at speeds in excess of posted limits, and collisions," the letter said.
  • Spokespeople for DoorDash and GrubHub said the companies plan to keep working with city officials on the issue.

💰 Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch's salary could increase to $285,000, higher than mayors in Boston, New York City and Chicago, if approved by the City Council. (MassLive)

  • A consulting firm hired by the city to review Koch's salary had suggested bumping it up as high as $370,000.

🤖 Brookline's school district plans to roll out an AI tool called "Brookline Equity Coach" to help educators create lesson plans for equity training. (Brookline.News)

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