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2014-03-05 12:20:20

With more than 2,500 cars under contract in NYC, Whisk debuts weekly subscription service and loyalty program to better serve New Yorkers' everyday transportation needs NEW YORK, March 5, 2014

2011-07-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The exhibition Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects, opening on July 24, at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, highlights the groundbreaking ways in which objects help people interact with complex systems and networks.

2011-01-26 05:18:00

PARIS, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulbup SAS is proud to announce the launch of TheCityCase Package - a fully customizable package featuring the Paris Museum Pass, the Paris Metro Pass, and the new Restaurants & Nightlife Pass.

2010-08-17 16:52:00

Claim that the MTA's June 27th Service Cuts Violate Americans With Disabilities Act and Disproportionately Impact Mobility-Impaired New Yorkers BROOKLYN, N.Y., Aug.

2006-03-09 13:11:53

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hoping to thwart a potential attack on American subways similar to the London public transit bombings last July, the U.S government is testing ticketing machines that would detect traces of explosives on the fingers of someone buying a subway ticket.

2006-03-09 11:45:00

Would-be transit system bombers could be foiled when they pay their fares if a new generation of ticket machines works as its developers hope.

2005-12-15 12:37:28

By Chris Reese NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York transit authorities and union leaders held last ditch talks on Thursday as a deadline approached for a subway and bus strike the mayor says could cost the city $400 million a day.

2005-10-25 18:50:59

By Joan Gralla NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's subway riders might get end-of-year holiday fare discounts two years in a row because surging real estate tax collections have helped produce a fat surplus, agency officials said on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.