NYC transportation

City to Host BQX Workshops for Redesigned Streetcar Plan

A rendering of the BQX on Franklin Street (via NYCEDC)

The NYC Economic Development Corporation is renewing its push to construct a zero emissions streetcar to run between Astoria and Red Hook with a series of community forums scheduled through March.

The $2.7 billion project would span 11 miles connecting waterfront communities in Queens and Brooklyn via a mode of transportation that harkens back to the early 1900s when streetcars ran through commercial districts like Manhattan Avenue. BQX tickets would cost $2.75 and would offer connections to NYC subways, buses, and ferry stops.  Continue reading

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