Thursday, January 7, 2016

Major Infrastructure Changes to the New York City Region in the Works

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The New York Times is reporting that Governor Cuomo is planning some very major infrastructure improvements to Penn Station.

Many of us in the New York area who utilize Penn Station regularly know that it needs an upgrade. It is crowded and has all the charm of a Baton Rouge trailer park and Rehab Centre. It stands in stark contrast to the glorious Grand Central Station.

Over the years there have been many failed plans to redo Penn Station. Hopefully this one will stick. It is definitely overdue. I'll be looking for it to be LEED certified.

Over the last week, the governor announced many new infrastructure projects including a bridge or tunnel from Long Island to Westchester County or Connecticut. This project has been in the works for decades and has never been built. We'll see....

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