Monthly Archives: November 2015

The future of trains and ferries

This is what it looked like when the Hudson rail tunnel was under construction. It's been more than 100 years since that tunnel was built, and yet today commuters whiz through on their way to work.

EWR is in the center of a vast region that is seeded thick with railroad tracks, highways, tunnels and ferries that enable millions of residents to get to work and move goods efficiently. Yet, the complex network that we call the New York-New Jersey Metropolitan Area is in no way complex enough. In fact, a…