9/24/2008

New York City is spending an estimated $16 billion to extend the Second Avenue subway system by tunneling underground. When the subways were built from 1900 to 1940, tunneling underground meant going through dirt instead of through the modern maze of pipes, cables and conduits. Some transit experts recommend installing light rail or rapid bus transit instead to ease congestion at a lower cost.

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