Replace Bus Terminal with Trains? N.J. Lawmakers Push Back on Proposal

A planning group is calling for expanded commuter rail capacity to eventually replace the overcrowded and deteriorating Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.

But top New Jersey lawmakers dismissed the recommendation as "New York-centric," saying the blueprint fails account for the realities of getting New Jersey commuters into New York and a compromise plan in the works to replace the aging bus terminal.

The Regional Plan Association said Wednesday that instead of spending $10 billion to rebuild the bus terminal, New York and New Jersey should spend the money building a new terminal in the basement of the Jacob Javits Convention Center a few blocks away.

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