In every other city on earth, underground transit is revered as a national wonder: Hong Kong’s expects 99.9 percent of its trains to run on time, London is moving towards driverless trains, even Los Angeles has invested in its underground mass transit, despite having one of the largest freeway systems in the country. But New York’s subway, once the glory of the world, is in tatters. We are already too late to fix it, but will we be too late to save it?
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