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New York City transit slowly making return

NEW YORK — Subways started rolling in much of New York City on Thursday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy crippled the nation’s largest transit system. Traffic crawled over bridges, where police enforced mandatory carpooling.

Subway platforms were not crowded. Only a dozen people waited on a platform at Penn Station, and in Brooklyn, an F train headed toward a bus stop in near silence, with a fraction of its normal passenger load.

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