‘Time Is Always Money’: Pandemic Lockdowns Hasten Infrastructure Work

The New York Times   |   Miranda S. Spivack

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Improvement of roads and rails has accelerated, but the crisis has strained budgets, muddling prospects for the projects and the real estate developments that count on them.

Sylvia Lamb, the assistant chief engineering officer for the Bay Area Rapid Transit system, started poring over the numbers in January. She and her colleagues were looking for answers to one key question: If the coronavirus hit California, what would that do to repairs and operations?

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