Brian Cudahy offers a fascinating tribute to the world the subway created. Taking a fresh look at one of the marvels of the 20th century, Cudahy creates a vivid sense of this extraordinary achievement-how the city was transformed once New Yorkers started riding in a hole in the ground.West Park onto the grounds of Hopkins International Airport in 1968 athe first UMTA-funded rail-transit extension and the first ... In addition to the noted light rail transit systems that include elements of subway operation, new light rail systems have also been built in the United States whose operation is either at grade or along elevated structures. ... Of this total, $1.41 billion was invested in the construction of new afixed guidewaya transit systems, while $2.45 billion was used for theanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Century of Subways: Celebrating 100 Years of New York's Underground Railways|
|Author||:||Brian J. Cudahy|
|Publisher||:||Fordham University Press - 2003-10-29|