With Cross-Hudson Travel in 'Crisis' Mode, Planners Demand a Fundamental 'Reset'

In an effort to break the gridlock now paralyzing the New York metropolitan area’s political apparatus, the region’s preeminent planning organization on Wednesday proposed building a new bus terminal on Eleventh Avenue and extending a proposed rail tunnel from west of the Hudson River to the other side of the East River.

We want to "reset the conversation,” Tom Wright, president of the Regional Plan Association, said in a conference call with reporters.

The regional economy is reliant on New York City’s economy, particularly its central business district, which Wright called “one of the greatest inventions for creating prosperity that humans have ever created.”

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