In May, Holly Williams moved to Baltimore from Staten Island for her health care job. As a born and bred New Yorker used to constant redevelopment, she didn’t give much thought to the scaffolding and construction at Baltimore’s Penn Station when she first arrived there. But during her multiple trips back to the Empire State to visit her family and friends, she quickly noticed that the station had no “good” food or snack options while she waited at the city’s main passenger rail station. “Outside of Dunkin’ Donuts there’s not really anything here and right now it’s closed,” Williams said as she waited for her train Friday night. “And I had no time to stop at the store, so more vendors or restaurants would be really nice.”
Baltimore’s Penn Station is getting a $150 million renovation. Here’s what residents and passengers want.
October 4, 2022