MTA Subway System Could Improve with Months-Long Shutdowns, Experts Say

“These things take so long because, if you’re doing work during an overnight period, you spend all this time setting up and breaking down at the site every night,” said Rich Barone, vice president for transportation at the Regional Plan Association, who also supports the concept of longer-term shutdowns. “So in an eight-hour shift, you might get three or four hours of work out of it.”

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