"At a time when people don't want to raise taxes, taking advantage of the value of the property is one of the more intelligent ways to invest in the library system while getting new revenue," said Mitchell Moss.
"You had bomb shelters, you had alerts and you had buildings which were clearly marked civil defense...the Cuban missile crisis reinforced a set of existing tensions that already had a real-world presence."
"In a recent study conducted by Mitchell L. Moss, of New York University's Rudin Center for Transportation, a 'super-commuter' was defined as any individual who lives beyond the census-defined Combined Statistical Area (CSA) of their workplace."
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NYU Professor Mitchell Moss predicts that digital media will replace finance as New York City's main engine of economic growth in the 21st century.
Manhattan, with a residential population of 1.6 million more than doubles its daytime population as a result of the complex network of transit options that link Manhattan to the surrounding counties, cities and towns.