04/11/2013 05:11 pm ET

Christine Quinn Wants One Hour Cap on New Yorkers' Commutes

NEW YORK CITY — City Council Speaker Christine Quinn thinks no New Yorker should have to travel more than an hour to get to work.

In a speech outlining her vision for mass transit Thursday, the early frontrunner in the mayor's race said the city is being hobbled by long commute times, which force too many straphangers to waste hours each week stuck underground in subways or trapped on buses.

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