Tunneling to the Future: The Story of the Great Subway Expansion That Saved New York

Tunneling to the Future: The Story of the Great Subway Expansion That Saved New York

by Peter Derrick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814719104

ISBN-13: 9780814719107

Pub. Date: 03/01/2001

Publisher: New York University Press

Published in conjunction with the History of the City of New York Project. "...a valuable case study in the micropolitics of one of the Progressive era's signature projects." (The Wall Street Journal) "Illuminating . . . " (New York magazine)  See more details below

Overview

Published in conjunction with the History of the City of New York Project. "...a valuable case study in the micropolitics of one of the Progressive era's signature projects." (The Wall Street Journal) "Illuminating . . . " (New York magazine)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814719107
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2001
Pages:
442
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

1 Never Enough: The Beginnings of Rapid Transit in New York

2 The Deadlock over More Subways, 1902–1909

3 Rapid Transit to Save New York

4 Stumbling toward a Solution

5 The Dual System of Rapid Transit

6 The Battle over Financing the Dual System

7 Impact of the Dual System

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