NEW YORK — New York’s biggest subway hub is opening in lower Manhattan — a vital link between the new World Trade Center and the rest of the city.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Sunday is inaugurating the $1.4 billion Fulton Center, a transit complex where many subway lines converge.
Officials say the transit and retail hub will serve as Lower Manhattan’s next great public space — encased in a glass and steel shell with a soaring, light-filled atrium. It also includes nearly 66,000 square feet (6,130 square meters) of retail and office space.
The center will accommodate up to 300,000 daily riders nine subway lines.
A pedestrian tunnel will lead to the trade center.
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