New York City Public Transportation System

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Beginning in June of 1952, when the Metropolitan Transportation Authority was founded, advances in transportation in New York City have improved the city’s developing economy and have benefitted people to a great extent. Located in the heart of Manhattan, the MTA headquarters are home to hundreds of different vehicles, ridden by thousands daily. The train tracks and bus routes run through Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the Bronx, unifying all five boroughs and improving the lives of everyone Beginning at $0.05 and going up to $2.50, one-way bus fare has slowly been increasing since the MTA was founded. Although the cost depends mainly on how far the vehicle is traveling, this is the standard expense and the difference is significant. This cost is beneficial to travellers because it is inexpensive, and convenient for day-to-day use. Along with convenience, there are multiple economic benefits to using New York City public transportation. Pollution can become less of a problem, because travellers aren’t taking individual cars throughout the state. The system is reliable for workers and travellers, making New York City a busy tourist area. The schedules are clearly posted, along with dozens of different times of the day to make travelling less of a hassle. There is arguably less stress on the commuter about traffic on the streets and less worrying about time since the transportation system is reliable. The problem of finding a place to park on the busy
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