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Uber not to blame for rise in Manhattan traffic congestion, says report

The report attributes slower traffic in Manhattan to population growth, more tourists and an increase in deliveries and street construction.

New York

AFTER an uproar last year between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the ride-hailing app Uber over the company's growth in New York City, the two sides reached something of a truce last Friday with the release of a very short - and very expensive - traffic report from the city.