Advocates Want More From MTA During Tunnel Shutdown

The Regional Plan Association, a civic group focused on urban planning in the New York City area, has called for more upgrades to those stations as the MTA rebuilds the L train’s tunnel.

The association’s proposed fixes include widening waiting areas at Union Square, adding platform doors to keep people from falling or jumping in front of trains and extending tracks at the line’s Manhattan terminus to boost service frequencies. “It’s a rare opportunity to really transform the L,” said Richard Barone, the association’s vice president for transportation.

Read the full article in the Wall Street Journal.