Amidst renovations, subway platforms narrow :: Second Ave. Sagas

Amidst renovations, subway platforms narrow :: Second Ave. Sagas

By Benjamin Kabak

As the MTA renovates stations for ADA compliance and grafts bulky elevators into 70- or 100-year-old stations, straphangers lose platform space. As staircases appear, waiting areas disappear. Grand Central on the IRT, for instance, wouldn’t