CARRIERS: Transit Trouble

Unhappy the stranger in any of New York City's three subways. Equally lost are most natives in the maze of the city's 35-year-old transit troubles. Most New Yorkers long since decided what they wanted—unification of the three lines and a guaranteed 5¢ fare. But for 18 years the Unification Express has been rattling past stations, stalling in dark tunnels. Suddenly last week, to the general public's surprise, it slowed for a stop. Tentative acceptance of the city's offer to buy the Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit Corp. for $175,000,000 brought unification closer than it had...

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