New York City Subway - Wikipedia
The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
The Most Expensive Mile of Subway Track on Earth - The New ...
An accountant discovered the discrepancy while reviewing the budget for new train platforms under Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. The budget showed that 900 workers were being paid to dig caverns for the platforms as part of a 3.5-mile tunnel connecting the historic station to the Long Island Rail Road.
History of the New York City Subway - Wikipedia
The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system that serves four of the five boroughs of New York City, New York: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.Its operator is the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA), which is controlled by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) of New York.
The Fight to Find John Wilkes Booth’s Diary in a Forgotten ...
Clues about a stunning twist in the plot to kill Abraham Lincoln may be hidden in a forgotten subway tunnel
How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York’s Subways ...
After a drumbeat of transit disasters this year, it became impossible to ignore the failures of the New York City subway system. A rush-hour Q train careened off the rails in southern Brooklyn.
HOOVER DAM - Construction Company.com
Historical overview of the planning and construction of Hoover Dam by Six Companies, a consortium of six construction companies
Tunnel Construction History. The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel was the first vehicular subway ever built between two nations. At the time of its construction, two other tunnels were in use in the United States — the Holland Tunnel in New York and the George A. Posey Tunnel connecting Oakland and Alameda, California.
Can Andy Byford Save the Subways? | The New Yorker
On a cold Tuesday morning in March, Andy Byford, the president of the New York City Transit Authority, was working the subway turnstiles—the gates, as he calls them—at the Chambers Street station, in Tribeca.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey - Official Site
The Port Authority Moves the Region. The Port Authority of NY & NJ builds, operates, and maintains critical transportation and trade assets. Its network of aviation, rail, surface transportation and seaport facilities annually moves millions of people and transports vital cargo throughout the New York/New Jersey region.
New York City expanding nation's biggest ... - Daily Mail Online
On the bustling streets of New York most are blithely unaware of the blasting and grinding of heavy machinery beneath them, as well as the eerie underworld of miles of tunnels, an eight-story cavern and watery pits.