Old-Fashioned Manual Locomotion Becoming Increasingly Attractive

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Photo: Jen Gallardo

With the city hurting for cash, parking-meter rates rose 20 percent in Manhattan below 86th Street today and will rise over 30 percent in the outer boroughs over the coming months. Along with last week's MetroCard hike and proposals to increase taxi fares by up to 20 percent this year, it may be time to expand your personal "walkable distance" criteria.

By Car, Train or Buggy, Trips to the A.T.M. Will Rise [NYT]