UWS Garage Being Used as Distribution Hub, Frustrating Local Residents

Online grocers such as FreshDirect are now using local garages and lots as distribution hubs, but the move is riling residents on the Upper West Side. Advertisement It turns out FreshDirect and Peapod are using an Upper West Side garage — Impark at 200 West 79th Street — as a distribution hub, according to the garage’s manager. Vans can be seen pulling up to the entrance — on 78th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam — and crates and bags are offloaded onto cargo bikes, which pull small trailers behind them, for “last-mile delivery.” We’re told the cargo bikes are stored … Continue reading UWS Garage Being Used as Distribution Hub, Frustrating Local Residents