Tag Archives: transit

Frozen Tunnels: Metro-North Viaduct Icicles

Winter in the city creates all sorts of challenges from slippery black ice to chilly waits for the bus. But the invigorating cold air also brings out a special beauty in New York that you won’t experience any other time … Continue reading

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Cars in the Modern Metropolis

Cars in New York.  They come close to running you over on the city streets every three blocks, they’re expensive, they pollute the air, they’re really hard to park, and most models produced today are just plain ugly. Just compare … Continue reading

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Riding Above The Chaos: Roosevelt Island Tram

Am I the only New Yorker that will walk by the Roosevelt Tramway plaza on a Saturday and say to myself, “Hey, I have a MetroCard. I should just jump on real quick and take a ride.” Maybe. But I’m … Continue reading

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