Samuel I. Schwartz

Sam Schwartz is one of the leading transportation experts in the United States today. He began his professional transportation career as a NYC taxi cab driver while obtaining his Bachelor of Science... Sam Schwartz is one of the leading transportation experts in the United States today. He began his professional transportation career as a NYC taxi cab driver while obtaining his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics at Brooklyn College and later obtained a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. His expertise extends into the areas of urban infrastructure, traffic safety, transportation systems, regional planning and development, urban design and civil engineering. He served as New York City's Traffic Commissioner and the New York City Department of Transportation's Chief Engineer/First Deputy Commissioner. After nearly twenty years with the New York City Department of Transportation, Mr. Schwartz joined Hayden-Wegman Consulting Engineers, Inc. in 1990. In the summer of 1995, he opened Sam Schwartz Engineering, which now employs a staff of more than 100 professional engineers, planners, designers, and pedestrian traffic managers in six offices throughout the country.

William Rosen is a former editor and publisher at Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, and The Free Press. He has contributed to The Wall Street Journal, The American Interest, Lapham's Quarterly, The New Atlantic, The Washington Post Book World, Bloomberg, and Smithsonian's Echoes, and is the author of Justinian's Flea: The First Great Plague and the End of the Roman Empire (Viking, 2007), The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention (Random House, 2010) and The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century (Viking, 2014).

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Street Smart. The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars
Street Smart. The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars
Samuel I. Schwartz

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Street Smart. The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars
On a Saturday morning in December 1973, a section of New York's West Side Highway collapsed under the weight of a truck full of asphalt. The road was closed, seemingly for good, and the 80,000 cars...
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