Donald Trump's first budget will reportedly follow a blueprint for extreme spending cuts laid out by the Heritage Foundation. That could spell disaster for cities, since Heritage recommends eliminating federal support for transit.
While New Yorkers deal with slower buses and a subway system stretched to its limits, Andrew Cuomo is raring to spend $2 billion adding lanes to the Van Wyck. He says it will improve air quality, but that runs counter to everything we know about how highways work.
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