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Author Plotch, Philip Mark, 1961- author.

Title Politics across the Hudson : the Tappan Zee megaproject / Philip Mark Plotch
Edition First paperback edition, revised and updated
Published New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, 2018
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Contents Intro; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Guides to This Book; Introduction; 1. The I-287 Corridor: From Conception to Congestion; 2. Searching for Congestion Solutions (1980 -- 1988); 3. Finalizing Plans for the HOV Lane (1988 -- 1995); 4. Killing the HOV Lane (1994 -- 1997); 5. Permut's Rail Line and Platt's Bridge; 6. Pataki's Task Force: Raising Expectations Sky-High (1998 -- 2000); 7. The Thruway Authority versus Metro-North (2000 -- 2006); 8. Eliot Spitzer Doesn't Have Enough Steam (2007 -- 2008)
9. David Paterson: The Overwhelmed Governor (2008 -- 2010)10. Andrew Cuomo Takes Charge in 2011; 11. Public Reaction and Cuomo's Campaign (2011 -- 2012); 12. Lost Opportunities and Wasted Resources; Conclusion; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary Politics Across the Hudson offers a behind-the-scenes look at three decades of contentious planning for the new Tappan Zee Bridge, and includes a new epilogue and more photos, revealing valuable lessons for those trying to tackle complex public policies. Drawing on his own extensive experience in planning megaprojects, more than one hundred exclusive interviews with key figures (including three governors), and extensive research into government records, Philip Plotch tells the compelling, behind-the-scenes story of high-stakes battles between powerful players in the public, private, and civic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 14, 2018)
Subject Local transit -- Political aspects -- New York Metropolitan Area
Transportation and state -- New York Metropolitan Area
Transportation -- Political aspects -- New York Metropolitan Area
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Transportation.
Local transit -- Political aspects.
TRANSPORTATION -- Public Transportation.
Transportation and state.
Tappan Zee Bridge (N.Y.)
New York (State) -- New York Metropolitan Area.
New York (State) -- Tappan Zee Bridge.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813599784