Thursday, 17 April 2014

The beautiful electric carriage tearing New York City apart




Here in New York City, politicians, activists, and celebrities are renewing a hundred-year-old battle between automobiles and horse-drawn carriages. This time, however, the war isn’t over the future of personal transportation: it’s about the 68 horse-drawn carriages that offer tourists meandering rides around Central Park.
The rides are a New York mainstay, but opponents argue that the long days on busy city streets is dangerous and inhumane. To fight this battle, activists are turning...
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