The Roosevelt Island Historical Society (RIHS) is presenting a talk by Nasri Mumfah of Gall Zeidler Consultants on Subway infrastructure Tuesday evening, February 13, 6:30 PM at the NYPL Roosevelt Island branch (504 Main Street).
Nasri Mumfah will return this month to continue the journey thru subway infrastructure including:
East Side Access (LIRR to Grand Central)
Second Avenue Subway
Central Subway in San Francisco
Nasri Munfah is a co-owner and a Principal of Gall Zeidler Consultants. He is responsible for the development and implementation of the firm’s strategic long term growth plan in tunneling and underground construction business across the Americas. He provides technical leadership in business development, strategic pursuits, project delivery, and drive growth and professional development of staff.
With more than 40 years of experience in tunneling and underground engineering design and construction, he is well recognized in the industry. He has been responsible for the successful delivery of multi-billion-dollar projects from conceptual engineering through construction in the traditional design-bid-build and alternative delivery methods. He is an adjunct professor at Columbia University in New York.
Here’s a CNBC report on why American subways are so expensive,
the Wall Street Journal comparing Tokyo subways to NYC
an Architectural Digest report on NYC Subway.