[caption id="attachment_111870" align="alignleft" width="150"] Leaving a phone at one of the trucks in the morning and then picking it up at the end of the day has become as routine for city teenagers as getting dressed and riding the morning-rush subway.[/caption]

Thousands of teenagers who can't take their cell phones and other digital devices to school have another option, courtesy of a burgeoning industry of sorts in always-enterprising New York City: paying a dollar a day to leave it in a truck that's parked nearby.

Students might resent an expense that...

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