Public Transit For a Month

<p>Millions take public transit in New York every day. <em>The New York Times</em> is beginning a month-long series looking at the commute and culture of public transit in the city.</p>
December 31, 2007, 9am PST | Nate Berg
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"On any given weekday, 5.3 million people crowd into the subway system, 300,514 take the Long Island Rail Road, 284,593 ride Metro-North and 275,850 take NJ Transit trains. Still others opt for boats, trams, cars and buses."

"To explore this phenomenon, we are embarking on a mission. For the month of January, we will ride to and from work with some of the New York area's commuting millions. And every day, we'll post an account of a particular trip online and tell you what it looks and feels like, who makes that commute and why, where they live and why."

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Published on Sunday, December 30, 2007 in The New York Times
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