The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's new president Andy Byford has made station accessibility a top priority. He’s developed a $275-million plan to fix the Times Square shuttle and say goodbye to the gaps between the platform and train for good.
Byford rides the trains daily. He recently took the shuttle and feels the commuters’ pain.
When the project is complete, the MTA will be able to add more cars to the shuttle, going from four to six.
The transit authority president said he’s embarking on a $1-billion project to make 19 more stations accessible to people with disabilities.
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