'The DMV on Steroids': Paying Bail in New York Is Next to Impossible

Last Monday morning, I took two subways and a bus to get to an immense floating barge jail anchored off the eastern shore of the Bronx.

The bus left me on an empty road, in between Hunts Point Terminal Market (which as of 2008 was the largest food distribution center in the world), a Department of Sanitation center, and an endless row of chop shops. The smells of diesel, garbage, burning metal, and saltwater contaminated the air, and served as a stark warning: this was no man's land,...

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