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Subway ridership declines in New York City. Is Uber to blame?

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 05:50

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On the subway, annual ridership fell about 0.3 per cent last year to 1.756 billion trips, according to the transport authority. But do not celebrate roomier trains quite yet - the system is still teeming with more than 6 million riders on some weekdays.

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AFTER a period of soaring subway demand in New York City, ridership dropped last year, and transit officials say the rise of Uber and other car service apps may be partly to blame.

Annual subway ridership fell slightly in 2016 for the first time since 2009, according to

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