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1. Pizza-subway price correlation: Theory that the standard price for a slice of cheese pizza moves in lockstep with the price of one subway ride, tho...  
2. Pedicab: This is a name commonly used for bicycle rickshaws that generally transport tourists around the city. The "driver"...
3. Union Square: Union Square is an important landmark in NYC and a place where a lot of transportation comes together. At 14th Str...
4. trains: The underground subway lines are commonly referred to as "trains." For example, someone would say: "I live off the...
5. Major Deegan: The section of I-87 that begins near the Triborough Bridge and turns into the New York State Thruway at Westchester...  
6. Harlem River Drive: A freeway that runs along the Harlem River, on the east side of Manhattan. It spans the section of the city between...  
7. Cross-Bronx Expressway: A six-lane freeway and the part of I-95 that runs through the Bronx  
8. I'm walkin' here!: Dustin Hoffman (as Ratso Rizzo in Midnight Cowboy) yells this at a car driver who almost runs him over in a crosswa...  
9. Crosstown: Traveling east or west across Manhattan, as opposed to going north (uptown) or south (downtown). For example, "I'm...  
10. Highline: Elevated former train track on the west side of Manhattan (mostly in the west 20s). Long out-of-use but now being ...  
11. Triborough: Not a single bridge but a complex of three major bridges that connect the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens and a variety...  
12. Whitestone, The: The Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, a suspension bridge that connects the Bronx and Queens via I-678 across the East River...  
13. Train, The: Generally used in reference to the MTA subway system.
14. Staten Island Ferry: The ferry is the only non-vehicular transport between Manhattan and Staten Island and provides a nice view of the S...
15. Holland Tunnel: Connects NY and NJ via I-78 under the Hudson River.  
 
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