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Old 01-27-2014, 07:02 PM
 
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Yet people wonder why big infrastructure projects often get a bad name.


East Side Access Pushed Back to 2021, Will Now Cost $10 Billion: Gothamist
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Old 01-27-2014, 07:15 PM
 
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Amazing. In the years since the NYC subways were built, we've forgotten how to dig a hole.
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Old 01-28-2014, 04:11 AM
 
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Yet people wonder why big infrastructure projects often get a bad name.
East Side Access Pushed Back to 2021, Will Now Cost $10 Billion
Sigh. Will this project take as much time as the Second Avenue Subway?
The Water Tunnel?
Everything in NYC seems to cost too much & take too long.
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Old 01-28-2014, 04:17 AM
 
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I hope that the Second Avenue subway's first phase isn't pushed back as well.
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Old 01-28-2014, 04:18 AM
 
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At least it'll get done, unlike the Brooklyn-Staten Island tunnel.
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Old 01-28-2014, 04:26 AM
 
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At least it'll get done, unlike the Brooklyn-Staten Island tunnel.
The Gangplank fulfilled that mission.
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Old 01-28-2014, 04:34 AM
 
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The Gangplank fulfilled that mission.
As much as I love the Verrazano Bridge, the SIR-to-Grasmere-to-bus-across-the-bridge-to-86th-Street-R-train is a pain in the ass.
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Old 01-28-2014, 06:39 AM
 
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Amazing. In the years since the NYC subways were built, we've forgotten how to dig a hole.
You can thank the unions for that. With DeBlasio in office unions are only going to get stronger & powerful and squeeze taxpayers even more
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Old 01-28-2014, 07:10 AM
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Thank God. As someone who commutes into GCT each day the idea that it could take even a 1000 more commuters on the concourse, stairwells and subway access points during rush hour, let alone all the commuters the EAP will bring, is just preposterous. Some consultant paid to state that overcrowding wouldn't be a problem stated that.... "overcrowding won't be a problem". Surprise surprise. However, a blind man asleep could give you a more reliable opinion on that one.

Delay away please. MNRR ridership is already up 8% this year.
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Old 01-28-2014, 08:52 AM
 
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I hope that the Second Avenue subway's first phase isn't pushed back as well.
Not the SAS, but 7 train extension faces delays: MTA
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