How Closing the L Train Could Save New York’s Mass Transit

To find out more, VICE spoke to Kate Slevin, VP of state programs and advocacy at the Regional Plan Association (RPA), an organization that has pushed for improved transit options since the birth of the subway system. Since the L train shutdown was announced, RPA has gathered community feedback and offered ambitious ideas (like closing off 14th Street in Manhattan, which the L runs underneath, to pedestrian traffic and buses) as to how the city can prevail through—and even prosper from—the impending shitstorm.

Read the full interview in Vice