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BRT finally coming to Queens; Express to the beach and more

By Len Maniace For too long Queens has been the city’s stepchild when it comes to rapid transit; The borough is New York’s second most populous, but ranks fourth in how well it’s served. Improvements seem likely, however, and soon. … Continue reading

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The streets are alive with the sound of people

By Len Maniace Who could imagine a decade ago that traffic on New York’s honking, cursing, screeching streets would be shoved aside to make room for bicycles and pedestrians. Or that New Yorkers, born and bred, would join tourists shooting … Continue reading

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