Measuring a growing subway ridership

Using data from the Metropolitan Transit Authority, the New York World created an interactive map that details the changing ridership at each subway station across the the five boroughs. Photo: Harry Stevens

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Is it legal to parachute from a building?

The three men who parachuted down from the top of the World Trade Center last September and their lookout were arrested Monday. But aside from the obvious crime of trespassing, is it legal to parachute from a building in New York City? The answer is no, if the building is more than 50 feet tall. […]

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