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Relief for New York City’s Transit Deserts? Commuter Trains Might Help

Jan 10, 2019 - The New York Times

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Even when there are no subway delays, it takes Amy Sacks at least an hour and 20 minutes to get to work in the Bronx.

The problem is that the subway still leaves her about a mile — and a bus ride away — from her office. “There’s always a transfer unless I use my feet for the second half,” said Ms. Sacks, a writer who lives in Manhattan.

But the key to a shorter, easier commute lies just outsid...