Jamal Thom parked outside a recreation center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, N.Y., at 9 p.m. last Tuesday, and slept in his car.

Before the coronavirus crippled New York City, he was picking up rides on Uber and Lyft. Since March, he has been picking up food deliveries. The groceries arrive on pallets at 10 distribution centers around the city. Drivers of taxis, for-hire vehicles and livery cabs get paid…

Jamal Thom parked outside a recreation center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, N.Y., at 9 p.m. last Tuesday, and slept in his car.

Before the coronavirus crippled New York City, he was picking up rides on Uber and Lyft. Since March, he has been picking up food deliveries. The […]

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