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The Transit Project That New York Mayoral Candidates Should Be Talking About

Zupan and colleagues proposed the Triboro Rx as part of RPA’s third regional plan back in 1996. Arcing through the outer boroughs, the X line would connect with at least 20 different subway lines — providing “countless new intra- and inter-borough options,” in the words of the ’96 report. Riders could travel from Sunset Park in Brooklyn to Mott Haven in the Bronx via Jackson Heights and Astoria in Queens without ever hitting Manhattan in the process. read the full article: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2013/07/transit-project-new-york-mayoral-candidates-should-be-talking-about/6271/?fb_action_ids=10152159066244465&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%7B%2210152159066244465%22%3A419001354879786%7D&action_type_map=%7B%2210152159066244465%22%3A%22og.likes%22%7D&action_ref_map=%5B%5D