Q&A with Tom Wright, a Man with a Plan for the Port Authority Bus Terminal

"The Port Authority Bus Terminal is a crumbling depot that needs to be put out of its misery, and years of political wrangling have not advanced the timetable in any significant way.

But for the first time, a concrete proposal has emerged from the Regional Plan Association as part of a massive streamlining of the bistate transportation system.

Tom Wright's team of urban planners produced an ambitious three-phase plan that prioritizes the Gateway Tunnel - obviously - along with a controversial strategy to better handle the 170,000 riders who use the PABT every day: It involves an unspecified renovation of the 66-year-old terminal at 42nd Street while a new satellite station would be built in the basement of the Javits Center at Hudson Yards on the West Side, 0.8 miles away."

Read the full Q&A in the Star-Ledger