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I have spent much of my professional life advocating for high quality transit infrastructure even if it takes a long time to build. I now believe we must focus on investments that can reduce greenhouse gas generation quickly. I cite some examples of how slowly projects have been built compared to peer nations and explain why.
Eric Christian Bruun is the author of Sustainable Infrastructure Investment: Toward a More Equitable Future (Routledge, 2022). He received his PhDin systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and has a broad knowledge base in engineering, math modeling, planning applied to public transport, logistics, public investment analysis and sustainable cities.
Bruun, Eric, "The Green New Deal and Transit Investment" (2023). PSU Transportation Seminars. 242.