- Informal systems are also found in developed cities like New York City.
- Dollar vans complement the city’s subway system, and play an integral role for many immigrants and minorities.
- In a 2014 story for the New Yorker, Aaron Reiss mapped the network of dollar vans. The excerpts below describe how the travel experiences on these mini-van routes are imbued with cultural elements.
Map of Dollar Van Routes in NYC (colored) Overlaid on the City’s Existing Subway System (grayed) – Click through the gallery to zoom in to the text boxes.