The transportation hub serving about 650,000 daily passengers desperately needs an overhaul. So far, the New York governor’s plans don’t begin to address the problems.
Four playwrights, three vocalists, the troupe Siti Company and the Bang on a Can All Stars interpret the folk tale of John Henry in this production.
A plan for a pair of new passenger tunnels under the Hudson River would benefit both New York and New Jersey.
Tim Parks talks about his new book, “Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails From Milan to Palermo,” in which he explores his adopted country through its trains.
The plan for Penn Station and Madison Square Garden, issued in a report last week, tries to address the hub’s limitations. The architecture critic Michael Kimmelman makes further suggestions.