Reducing commuter misery is essential to ending NYC’s ‘Ghost Town’ of shuttered stores

New York has lost its captive office commuters, a loss that contributes to the city’s ghost-town effect. To have a hope of luring commuters back, the state and city will have to treat public transit not as a utility, but as an amenity — something people, for the most part, like to do. Luckily, Gotham will start…