A rendering of the streetcar traversing the Pulaski Bridge. Rendering via the Brooklyn Paper

Mayor de Blasio’s ambitious new Brooklyn-Queens streetcar proposal could transform outer-borough transportation in even more ways than previously revealed.

What’s new: The proposed route will probably require the construction of two new bridges in Brooklyn. It could also bring more pedestrian and bike paths to the borough — as well as less street parking, officials announced.


Rendering and map of proposed streetcar system from Friends of the Brooklyn-Queens Connector via Daily News

Talk of a streetcar system connecting Brooklyn and Queens has been in the air for years — the subway is Manhattan-centric, and Citi Bike isn’t optimal when you’re trying to get from Red Hook to Long Island City.

To reignite interest in the plan for a streetcar running along the waterfront from Sunset Park to Astoria, a booster group called Friends of the Brooklyn-Queens Connector have released glossy new renderings of our possible streetcar-filled future.

Would you ride?