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How do you travel?


The Metropolitan Transportation Authority sent out a release today announcing a survey the agency will conduct of how people in New York City travel.

But what about the suburbs? The idea is to match services with travel patterns — to make the trains and buses go Read more of this entry »

Posted by Ken Valenti on Wednesday, April 30th, 2008 at 6:53 pm |
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Nominate Bike Commuters for Award


Do you know someone who pedals to work or school? The Westchester Cycle Club wants to hear from you for an award they’re giving out. Here’s their notice, fresh from my e-mail box to you:

The Westchester Cycle Club is seeking nominations for Bike Commuter of the Year. The winner will receive a club jersey and $100. It’s part of the club’s efforts to encourage bike commuting and highlight the benefits of getting to work or school on two wheels. Email nominations to ggh@ossining.org or mail to Gareth Hougham, Bike Commuting Contest, 151 S. Highland Ave. Apt. 6B, Ossining, NY 10562.

Posted by Ken Valenti on Wednesday, April 30th, 2008 at 12:34 pm |
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Going Places is your online source for shortcuts and news on the ins and outs of getting around the Lower Hudson Valley. We'll help you deal with traffic tie-ups, bad drivers and the high cost of commuting.

Going Places is written by transportation writers Khurram Saeed and Ken Valenti. Khurram's transportation column, "Getting There," runs Wednesdays in Rockland. Ken's column, "Going Places," runs Mondays in Westchester and Putnam. Join in the conversation and share tips on coping with fellow commuters.


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Khurram SaeedKhurram SaeedKhurram Saeed has been reporting for The Journal News since 2000. He writes about transportation issues in Rockland and has a weekly column called Getting There, which appears Wednesdays. READ MORE

Ken Valenti Ken Valenti Ken Valenti covers trains, planes and automobiles - not to mention buses and ferries - for Westchester and Putnam. He's been a reporter with The Journal News and its forerunners more than 20 years and has covered all four corners of Westchester County. READ MORE

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