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• New world retailing, meet old world transportation.

The Financial Times reports that as Amazon has rolled out its Prime Now express service in New York City, it has found that the city's subways have provided a faster way to get around the grid than its streets.

In fact, Amazon has confirmed that its delivery people in NYC are using bicycles or public transportation whenever possible, and are only using vans when delivering large packages such as flat screen televisions.
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