The RPA's Fourth Regional Plan poses 61 suggestions that could help enhance the entire city and its transportation system, including creating eight additional lines and extensions. The subway expansion would provide access to entire stretches of the region that are currently without it.
The plan comes on the heels of slow construction changes being made to tracks that are currently underway. The RPA claims that decades worth of "underinvestment" in the city's subway system has resulted in its rapid deterioration. This has led the organization to call for the modernization of its current framework over the next 15 years.
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