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From a Nickel to a Token: The Journey from Board of Transportation to MTA

Andrew J. Sparberg Empire State Edition, 2014 - Local transit - 192 pages 0 Reviews A must-read for transit buffs, From a Nickel to a Token chronicles twenty specific events in the history of New York City's mass transit systems between 1940 and 1968, including large numbers of rare photos. Streetcars ""are as dead as sailing ships, "" said Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia in a radio speech, two days before Madison Avenue's streetcars yielded to buses. LaGuardia was determined to eliminate streetcars, demolish pre-1900 elevated lines, and unify the subway system, a goal that became reality in 1940 when the separate IRT, BMT, and IND became one giant system under full public control. I.

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Title From a Nickel to a Token: The Journey from Board of Transportation to MTA Author Andrew J. Sparberg Publisher Empire State Edition, 2014 ISBN 082326193X, 9780823261932 Length 192 pages &nbsp &nbsp Export Citation BiBTeX EndNote RefMan About Google Books - Privacy Policy - Terms of Service - Information for Publishers - Report an issue - Help - Google Home