UPDATE (12.13.2021): Post revised to reflect updates to the enhanced NYC subway.
The novel coronavirus, a.k.a. COVID-19, wreaked havoc on mass transit systems nationwide. In NYC, lockdowns, telework, changes in commuting behavior, and increased wariness about transit use led to massive ridership drops on subways, buses, and commuter rail. Worse, vehicular traffic has already returned to pre-pandemic levels – and it’ll likely worsen.
With no sign of relief in sight, the MTA warned of doomsday cuts at a level not seen in decades. Given these dire circumstances, where does that leave NYTIP?
Find out on this edition of the NYTIP INSIDER.
UPDATE (03.28.2022): Post updated with the Livonia El extension.
Welcome back to my ongoing NYTIP series! In this post, I’ll discuss Brooklyn IRT extensions on two dense corridors – Utica Avenue and Nostrand Avenue.
UPDATE (01.09.2023): Post revised to reflect v0.8.0 of the enhanced NYC subway. Most figures removed since they relate to older versions of the enhanced NYCS.
Welcome back to my ongoing NYTIP series! When I introduced NYTIP, I outlined a three-point plan for fixing the NYC Subway system: enhance, extend, and expand. This post summarizes v0.8.0 of the enhanced NYC subway, which addresses the first point.
UPDATE (09.10.2022): Post substantially revised to reflect
v1.0.0 v0.8.0 of the enhanced NYC subway.
Welcome back to my ongoing NYTIP series! In my last post, I discussed ways to improve the Broadway and Queens Boulevard trunk lines. In this post, I will discuss the Eastern Parkway trunk line served by the 2, 3, 4, and 5 lines in Brooklyn.