NYT article on subway funding cuts

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NYT article on subway funding cuts

Postby MBTA3247 » Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:01 pm

The New York Times just published a lengthy article on the impact of decades of funding cuts to NYC's subways.
But the problems plaguing the subway did not suddenly sweep over the city like a tornado or a flood. They were years in the making, and they might have been avoided if decision makers had put the interests of train riders and daily operations ahead of flashy projects and financial gimmicks.


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Re: NYT article on subway funding cuts

Postby Gilbert B Norman » Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:20 pm

Let it be noted that in the Sunday print edition, with worldwide circulation almost double that of weekdays, the noted article appears "front page - above the fold".

All told, what a chronicle of mismanagement, misdirected priorities, and a cow being milked for unrelated activities.
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