Moynihan Train Hall and our infrastructure problem
It looks great, but does it actually do anything? Opened earlier in 2021, Moynihan Train Hall is an extension of Pennsylvania station in New York City, and for Matthew Yglesias, a clear example of a crucial problem with civil engineering projects in America: they cost significantly more than in other developed countries. Why? In this instalment of Slow Boring, he discusses the lack of functionality in transport infrastructure.
From Matthew Yglesias