Expectations low, NYC commuters brace for a ‘summer of hell’

“New York City is basically this invention for creating human prosperity, and what makes it work is the access for the millions of people who live around the city,” said Tom Wright, president of the Regional Plan Association, an urban planning think tank.

“Without these tunnels, without Penn Station bringing in hundreds of thousands of people from the east and west, New York can’t continue to grow jobs,” he said. “Without that connectivity, I really think we would see a national recession.”

Read the full article in the Washington Post.