01wtc.600.1.jpgIt’s hard to believe that it’s been almost seven years since the 9/11 attacks and there’s still nothing really built. Some blame the delays on politically expedient timetables: “At the heart of the problem, the report said, were overly ambitious completion dates that were probably inaccurate from the day they were announced. Those dates were set at a time when former Gov. George E. Pataki, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the Port Authority wanted to convey the sense that this most politically, economically and emotionally significant of projects would be completed quickly.” |NYT|