The MTA is always looking at different ways to redesign subway cars for efficiency, cost-effectiveness, safety, capacity and more. But their rate of ideas frequently outpaces their budget. According to The New York Times, a new design included in a 142-page release is being pushed heavily by planners, though, and could materialize in 30 to 40 years. The idea is articulated trains, or those with one continuous car that are designed like accordion buses.
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