NY: De Blasio Makes Transit Case for Convention

Mayor Bill de Blasio touted New York City's "vast" public transportation offerings Tuesday as yet another reason why the 2016 National Democratic Convention should be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

After a 25-minute subway ride from Rockefeller Center to the arena, de Blasio mentioned some of the city's transit advantages — including Metrocards, ferry service, private shuttles, and a dedicated bus lane — to convince them to hold the political gathering in Brooklyn ...

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