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Uber car service comes to Fairfield County

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Uber, the San Francisco-based car service that lets you summon a driver from your smartphone has arrived in Fairfield and New Haven counties.After downloading the Uber app users can see nearby drivers and summon one to their location. The user also has the ability to get real time information on the location of the driver, […] [Read More]
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Share your cycling commute stories

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Bicycling magazine recently put out a call for 100-word essays about a bicycle ride as part of a contest. Do you commute on a bicycle? Share you stories here and with Bicycling. Here’s what I managed to come up with: Beneath the elevated tracks in Harlem, dodging gypsy cabs and potholes, I am Jimmy “Popeye” […] [Read More]
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Kid needs a learner permit? Avoid the lines

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Does you kid need a learner permit? The DMV has announced a site to schedule his or her’s written test here: [Read More]
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Car versus pole on West Broad in Stamford

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UPDATE: The intersection has been cleared. A telephone pole got the better part of an older model Chevy on West Broad Street and Mill River tying up traffic on Stamford’s West Side. Police, fire and EMS are on scene with one patient who is suffering from non-life threatening injuries according to Stamford Police Lt. Sean […] [Read More]
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See what gasoline myths aren’t true

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MTA releases late night subway map

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For those of you who have tried to navigate New York’s subway system late at night and have been completely confused, it may not be all those shots you did at that bar in the Village. It might just be because the line you always seem to need isn’t running, or it turns into a […] [Read More]
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Have a great idea for a transportation app? The MTA is looking

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The MTA is looking for your best transportation-related mobile apps. Kind of ironic, considering they took legal action to try to stop Chris Schoenfeld of StationStops.com from selling his popular Metro-North app in 2009. But anyway, times have changed and they seem to be embracing technology; Read their release here: New Sets of Data Add […] [Read More]
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