New York area planning group's transit ideas stir the pot

Tom Wright knew he struck a third rail when his Regional Plan Association's manifest suggested halting 24-hour subway service in New York.

"I know that it's a sacred part of New York City," RPA president Wright said Tuesday at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation in Manhattan's Morningside Heights. "I'm pleased at the level of debate, even if it's a very heated one."

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