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The Progressives Pull From Public Infrastructure
A century ago, New York City was the infrastructural envy of the world, boasting a newly built subway system and an expansive network of bridges and tunnels. Today, the city’s vital arteries lag behind modern standards as prohibitive costs and red tape hold back innovation and progress. The New York Times’ Brian Rosenthal, winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting, joins Ravi to diagnose the sticker shock and regulatory hurdles standing in the way of infrastructure progress in New York and the U.S. as a whole.