When you're in a hole, dig differently

Anyone who has tried to travel across New York City this past year knows that something is very wrong. The number of subway delays is up over 200% in the past five years. Midtown Manhattan has the slowest average traffic speeds in history.

Want to take a bus? It’s faster to walk. Indeed, over 100 million riders have opted out of city bus service over the past eight years.

After decades of record growth in ridership and significant underinvestment, our aging transportation infrastructure is failing. And now millions of New Yorkers are paying the price, in time, aggravation, lost productivity and for some even worse.

Read more of the op-ed from New York Daily News.