On this edition of the NYTIP INSIDER, I explore a controversial topic – the proposed LaGuardia Airport (LGA) AirTrain. If you’ve read my SAS/LGA extension post, you know that I strongly prefer a subway extension. However, I must consider the very real possibility that Governor Cuomo gets what he wants regarding this AirTrain. If it gets built, what does that mean for NYTIP?[Read on…]
UPDATE (04.02.2022): Removed a dead link.
Welcome to my ongoing NYTIP series! In this series of posts, I will expound on point 2 in my three-point plan to fix the NYC Subway – extend. I will begin by discussing Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway (SAS) and subway service to LaGuardia Airport.[let’s do this!]
UPDATE (09.07.2022): Post substantially revised to reflect
v1.0.0 v0.8.0 of the enhanced NYC subway on 09.05.2022. This update adds commentary on the transfer passage between 51st Street and Lexington Avenue – 53rd Street stations.
In my last post, I discussed the South Brooklyn redesign. So far, the redesigns contemplated by NYTIP only involve operational changes. In this post, we’ll explore the Broadway (N, Q, R, and W) and Queens Boulevard (E, F, M, and R) trunk lines. While redesigning the former is trivial, the latter is much more challenging.[Let’s dive in!]