Actually, lots of smart people spend their time thinking about the region’s economic needs. And some of them support Penn South. One of them is Tom Wright, president of the Regional Plan Association, who agrees with Venturi that NJ Transit’s trains ought to carry commuters straight to Queens without forcing them to change trains at Penn Station.
Wright has two problems with Venturi’s quest. One is about substance. Without building more tracks at Penn South, Wright said, how can we maintain enough train service to avoid crippling delays during the decade it will take to rebuild the existing Penn Station?
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