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Bronx Commutes

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On September 23, 2015
You might think that compared to where you live, New York has a pretty good public transportation system. And by some metrics, that’s probably true. But New York needs a massive infusion of money for upgraded public transportation, both in improving the current infrastructure and for new routes. Because the commute times are insane for […]

The Subway

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On July 1, 2015

It’s amazing the New York subway system works at all. But the fundamental reason the MTA is so hard to fix, say transit experts both inside and outside the authority, goes back to those antedilu

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New York Slave Market

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On April 16, 2015
The first slave auction in New Amsterdam in 1655, painted by Howard Pyle, 1917 Glad to see New York City finally acknowledging its long history as a slave market. The city’s slave market stood at the corner of Wall and Pearl Streets and operated from 1711 to 1762. Today, the spot lies several blocks inland. […]
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