And another hundred people just got off of the train? Try another two hundred thousand. An article printed in the Sunday New York Times -- which poses in its headline the daunting question: "How Many People Can Manhattan Hold?" -- explains that the Department of City Planning's Population Division expects that Manhattan will have 220,000 to 290,000 new residents by 2030. Currently Manhattan's population is at 1.6 million, not including the commuters who bring that number up to 3.9 million during the work day.
So, how do we accommodate for our new friends of the future?