Article: Once more unto the Moynihan Station morass :: Second Ave. Sagas.
I’ve said it before, at least once, and I’ll surely say it again: It’s incredibly expensive to do anything in NYC, and especially, it seems, if it’s transportation related.
Here, The Powers That Be plan to spend $1,000,000,000 turning the old main post office (adjacent to NYC’s Pennsylvania Station for what should be obvious reasons) into what Mr Kabak (author of the story above) calls a new waiting room for Amtrak. Like the PATH station at the World Trade Center, this project adds no new capacity to the transportation system. None.