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.”

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