RAILROADS: The Resourceful Commuter

When the nation's biggest commuter railroad was shut down by a strike three weeks ago, 85,000 daily riders were faced with the problem of getting to work in New York City. As the Long Island Rail road strike dragged on with little sign of settlement, the hardy commuters last week seemed to have the situation well in hand. Their trips took longer or cost more, but by land, sea and air the daily assault on the city succeeded.

The first rush was to buses. As the queues grew longer and longer, Long Island...

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