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Transportation in New York City (NYC) can be hectic. It’s always rush hour, but luckily there are more alternative ways of transportation than ever. In May 2013, Citi Bike started operating in New York City with 6,000 bikes. Over the years, Citi Bike has grown and expanded and has become a popular method of transportation in the city.
Another iconic method of transportation is the Yellow Cab taxi. Taxis were introduced in NYC in the late 1890s and have always been popular. However, in recent years the number of taxi drivers has plummeted, and many drivers started driving for ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft.
Regardless of what type of transportation you choose in NYC, typically the goal is to go from point A to point B as fast as possible. Luckily the city of New York is very active in publishing data, including rides from Citi Bikes and Yellow Taxis.