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Faculty Podcast: Professor Parses ‘Strange Animals’ Called Cities


This summer, New York City’s public transit infrastructure underwent emergency repairs that were so disruptive that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo dubbed it the “summer of hell.” But why is the governor, and not the mayor, responsible for the Big Apple’s transit needs? And how unique is this arrangement among cities around the globe?

To find out why Annika Hinze, assistant professor of political science and director of Fordham’s urban studies program, refers to large cities as “strange animals,” check out her podcast.

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