Panos Prevedouros, Ph.D., is chair of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa whose areas of expertise include transportation engineering, traffic analysis and simulation, demand forecasting and intelligent transportation systems. He has twice run for Honolulu mayor.
It should come as no surprise that COVID-19 is so concentrated in states such as New York and New Jersey.
The FTA failed miserably to provide effective oversight for the rail project. That makes it complicit, not just morally but legally.