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Keeping It Running: Mass Transit's Future

Oct 14, 2013

NEW YORK — Subway trains arrive at stations late at night too crowded to board. A train that usually travels express often runs local after a certain hour, and some


Taming The Intercity Bus Industry

Jun 18, 2013

NEW YORK — On any given day, hundreds of passengers toting bags and suitcases crowd sidewalks near Penn Station waiting to board buses destined for cities along the East Coast. That


Thousands Of Trips Taken After Bike Share Debuts

May 28, 2013

NEW YORK — The nation's largest bike sharing program launched yesterday with about 6,000 trips taken by late afternoon. The privately funded program, which was delayed for months because of technical glitches,


The Drama Behind the Bike Share Delay

Aug 22, 2012

NEW YORK — The firm picked by the city to run what is meant to be the nation's largest bicycle share program has been dogged by questions about how it