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NYC streets maps to encourage "domestic tourism"

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NEW YORK (AP) - New street maps, strategically located near popular subway stations, will help New Yorkers explore their city.

City officials say the 7-foot high maps are intended to help residents pick out landmarks they may not be aware of.

According to the New York Post, they're also meant to help New Yorkers get their bearings.

The Department of Transportation says it hopes the maps encourage "domestic tourism."

 

Information from: New York Post, http://www.nypost.com

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