Advocates called for support for plan for a streetcar to travel a 14-mile corridor between Astoria and Sunset Park.
The proposed Brooklyn-Queens Connector streetcar is a transformative public transit project needed to serve two growing boroughs.
A panel at the BHA's annual meeting debated the effectiveness and need for a streetcar along the Brooklyn waterfront.
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It will be faster than the bus and knit together waterfront areas from Sunset Park to Astoria.
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.
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.
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