Commuters

Pedestrians crossing a big scramble crossway in Tokyo, Japan, 18 May 2015. Consumer prices in Japan rose 2.2 per cent in March from a year earlier amid a slight recovery in oil prices, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has announced at the beginning of May 2015.

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Pedestrians cross a big scramble crossway in Tokyo on Monday. Consumer prices in Japan rose 2.2 per cent in March from a year earlier amid a slight recovery in oil prices

Indian commuters walk in an underpass connecting their neighborhood with a main thoroughfare past a train station in the early hours of the morning in New Delhi on March 10, 2015.  According to a report from the United Nations India's urban population numbers some 410 million people and this will grow to 814 million by 2050. The report from 2014 also states that India is projected to add the highest number of people to its urban population by 2050, ahead of China

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Indian commuters walk in an underpass connecting their neighbourhood with a main thoroughfare past a train station in the early hours of the morning in New Delhi on Tuesday. According to a report from the UN, India’s urban population numbers some 410m people and this will grow to 814m by 2050

Early morning commuters cross Waterloo Bridge in London, as the sun rises.

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Commuters walk under the rain along Comercio square during a partial strike by Lisbon's subway workers, in Lisbon, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. The subway staff walked off the job during the morning rush hour in a protest against pay cuts and the company's possible privatization. The strike brought misery to commuters who faced long queues for buses in the rain.

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Commuters walk in the rain through Comercio square during a partial strike by Lisbon‘s subway workers on Wednesday

Chinese commuters line-up for a security check at a subway station on May 29, 2014 in Beijing, China. Authorities have increased security in various public locations after an attack left 31 dead in the restive Xinjiang Province last week.

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Chinese commuters line up for a security check at a subway station on Thursday in Beijing. Authorities in China have increased security in public locations after an attack left 31 dead in the restive Xinjiang province last week

Commuters board an underground train at King's Cross station in London April 29, 2014. Millions of commuters faced transport chaos on Tuesday after eleventh-hour talks failed to avert a two-day strike on the London Underground train network over plans to cut jobs and close ticket offices.

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Commuters board an underground train at King’s Cross station in London. Millions of people faced transport chaos on Tuesday after talks failed to avert a two-day strike on the London Underground train network over plans to cut jobs and close ticket offices.

Commuters take a bus in central London, ...Commuters take a bus in central London, on February 5, 2014, on the first day of a strike by London Underground workers. Workers on London's Underground train system kicked off a 48-hour strike at 9:00 pm (2100 GMT) on Tuesday, threatening chaos for commuters on Wednesday and Thursday.   AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

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Commuters take a bus in central London, on the first day of a strike by London Underground workers. Workers on London’s Underground train system kicked off a 48-hour strike at 9pm on Tuesday. 

Polar Vortex Weather System Brings Artic Temperatures Across Wide Swath Of U.S....NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 07:  Commuters walk through Manhattan's Grand Central train terminal on January 7, 2014 in New York City. A 'polar vortex'  of frigid air centered on the North Pole dropped temperatures to a record low 4 degrees in New York City.

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Commuters find refuge in Manhattan’s Grand Central train terminal as temperatures drop below freezing in New York city. 

Commuters cast long shadows as they walk along Lisbon's Comercio square during a partial strike by Lisbon's subway workers, Thursday, Nov. 28, 3013. The strike is against salary cuts and other austerity measures linked to the 2014 national budget

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Commuters cast long shadows as they walk along Lisbon’s Comercio square during a partial strike by the city’s subway workers. The strikers are protesting against salary cuts and other austerity measures linked to Portugal’s 2014 national budget

Commuters travel on the Star Ferry (R) in Victoria Harbour from Kowloon to Hong Kong island (background) on November 21, 2013. Hong Kong's economy grew "moderately" year-on-year in the third quarter as domestic demand and "resilient" growth in the mainland Chinese market offset a weaker environment in the West, officials said on November 15.

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Commuters travel on the Star Ferry in Victoria Harbour from Kowloon to Hong Kong island on Thursday.

People cross the medieval Charles Bridge as the sun rises in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. Lined with Baroque statues the Charles Bridge dates back to the 14th century. Its unique beauty draws millions of visitors every year.

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People cross the medieval Charles Bridge, lined with baroque statues, as the sun rises in Prague, Czech Republic, on Thursday

Commuters get out of a 60-year-old cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220 km (136 miles) northwest of Tbilisi, September 12, 2013. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura's public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town's economy. Sixty years later, 15 of Chiatura's 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6000 meters, and they are still the quickest and most convenient way of getting around, despite their advanced years.

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Commuters leave a 60-year-old cable car in the town of Chiatura, some 220km northwest of Tbilisi. Dating to the Soviet era, Chiatura’s public cable cars were built to facilitate the manganese mining industry, which formed the bedrock of the town’s economy. Fifteen of Chiatura’s 21 cable car routes are still running, covering a total length of over 6,000 meters.

A Tyrannosaurus rex takes a morning stroll with commuters in Martin Place on Wednesday in Sydney, Australia. In a world first, the Australian Museum presents "Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family", an innovative, multimedia experience showcasing the newly-revised tyrannosaur family tree. With over 10 life-sized dinosaur specimens on display, including one of the oldest tyrannosaurs, Guanlong wucaii, the exhibition runs from 23 November 2013 to 27 July 2014. Showcasing a dramatic array of fossils and casts of tyrannosaur specimens, including neverbefore-seen specimens from China, "Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family" is designed to provide a snapshot of dinosaur life and show how this group became the world's top predators with their massive skulls, powerful jaws and bone-crunching teeth.

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A man dressed as a Tyrannosaurus rex takes a morning stroll with commuters in Martin Place on Wednesday in Sydney, Australia to mark an exhibition being held at the Australian Museum.

Commuters Traveling To Work As Economy Struggles...Passengers hold onto handles as they ride on a train during the morning rush hour in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Indiaís biggest stock-market swings in 16 months are poised to continue, boosting options prices as the prospect of reduced Federal Reserve stimulus spurs further weakness in the rupee, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

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Passengers hold on to handles as they ride on a train during the morning rush hour in Mumbai, India. India’s biggest stock market swings in 16 months are poised to continue, boosting options prices as the prospect of reduced Fed stimulus spurs further weakness in the rupee, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co 

Residents wade through a flooded street in Manila on August 20, 2013. Flood-battered residents of the Philippine capital and surrounding areas appealed for help on August 20 as relentless monsoon rains, which have claimed at least seven lives, submerged more than half of Manila.

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Residents wade through a flooded street in Manila. Flooded residents of the Philippine capital and surrounding areas appealed for help on Tuesday as relentless monsoon rains, which have claimed at least seven lives, submerged more than half of Manila.

Indian commuters make their way through a downpour in Amritsar on August 12, 2013. T he monsoon, which covers the subcontinent from June to September and usually brings flooding, accounts for about 80 percent of India's annual rainfall.

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Indian commuters make their way through a downpour in Amritsar on Monday. The monsoon, which covers the subcontinent from June to September and usually brings flooding, accounts for about 80 per cent of India’s annual rainfall

Lines of cars are pictured during a rush hour traffic jam on Guomao Bridge in Beijing July 11, 2013. Eight more cities in China, the world's biggest auto market, are likely to announce policies restricting new vehicle purchases, an official at the automakers association said, as Beijing tries to control air pollution.

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Vehicles queue in rush hour traffic on Guomao Bridge in Beijing on Thursday. Eight more cities in China, the world’s biggest auto market, are likely to announce policies restricting new vehicle purchases, an official at the automakers association said, as Beijing tries to control air pollution

Commuters ride on a subway train at Yonggwang station, or "glory station," in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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Commuters ride on a subway train at Yonggwang station, or “glory station”, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Foreign visitors are allowed to take only a train between Puhung station and Yonggwang station, on Pyongyang’s north-south Chollima line