New York City’s Population Projected to Exceed 9 Million by 2040, an Increase of 500K

“It’s abundantly clear that the transit system we have today cannot support the ridership that it has today,” said Rich Barone, vice president for transportation at Regional Plan Association. “We have to be looking at the surface as well, the streets. Street space needs to be rethought in a way that doesn’t just focus on providing capacity for automobiles. Instead it needs to focus on people, on cyclists and transit.”

Read the full article in the NY Daily News.