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The Routes Not TakenA Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System$
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Joseph B. Raskin

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780823253692

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823253692.001.0001

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What Happened to the Rest of the System?

What Happened to the Rest of the System?

(p.255) 11 What Happened to the Rest of the System?
The Routes Not Taken

Joseph B. Raskin

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The Routes Not Taken concludes with a discussion of the people most responsible for the growth of the transit system to what it is today, as well as why it has taken so long for it to further expand. The mayors of New York City over the last century and the heads of the agencies who have operated the system during that time are particularly emphasized.

Keywords:   New York City Mayors, New York Board of Transportation, New York State Transit Commission, New York City Transit Authority, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Transit Planning, Transit Financing, Robert Moses

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