Relief for food delivery riders after trade-in grant to replace their e-scooters, but some concerns remain

Minister for Social and Family Development Desmond Lee meeting a group of food delivery riders at his Meet-the-People Session in Jurong Spring on Nov 7, 2019.
Minister for Social and Family Development Desmond Lee meeting a group of food delivery riders at his Meet-the-People Session in Jurong Spring on Nov 7, 2019.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

Food delivery riders are relieved that the authorities will help them switch to alternative modes of transport with the aid of a grant.

Many told The Straits Times yesterday that they plan to trade in their e-scooters for a power-assisted bicycle, or e-bike.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 09, 2019, with the headline 'Relief for delivery riders after trade-in grant, but some concerns remain'. Print Edition | Subscribe