NYC Gets An Upgrade, MTA Proposes $51.5 Billion Overhaul

October 2, 2019
Many Americans dread the daily commute- whether its traffic, train delays or crowded subway cars, getting to work can be a struggle, especially in New York. The MTA is proposing a historic $51.5 billion dollar spending plan to overhaul the transit systems in the city. The plan includes elevator upgrades, a new extension to the second avenue subway and new signaling technology. We spoke to Jonathan English, a PhD. candidate in urban planning at Columbia University.