Regional Plan Association Proposes Transit System Revamp

25,000 people travel round-trip every day from New Jersey into Midtown Manhattan, and the 67-year-old bus station on 42nd Street is overwhelmed and falling apart, its upper floors unable to support today’s heavy buses, according to the President of the Regional Plan Association (RPA), Tom Wright.

“The Port Authority Bus Terminal was not built to handle the number of people who travel through it today, let alone the kind of growth that’s anticipated for the future. And it’s really in danger of collapse.” he said.

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