The New Penn Station Is Pretty, But Not Convenient.
Henry Grabar questions whether the Moynihan Train Hall and the Port Authority Bus Terminal elevate grandeur over improved transportation.
“Here’s a rule for building multibillion-dollar transit hubs: Make sure they offer more, not fewer, travel connections than their predecessors. And make sure those connections get better, not worse.
It’s a rule that’s being broken in the rebuilding of two of Manhattan’s three busiest commuter facilities: the new Penn Station annex and the Port Authority Bus Terminal.”