The Economist raves about “The Race Underground”

The Economist raves about “The Race Underground”

The February 15 issue of The Economist has a wonderful review of “The Race Underground”:

Doug Most’s meticulously researched history reveals that getting the subways built was more a collaborative than a competitive effort. It helped that two brothers from an old, rich and influential family were early proponents of subways. Henry Whitney in Boston and William Whitney in New York suppressed their sibling rivalry to work together to discover and recruit the country’s best engineers for their various transport ventures. Full link here