NYTIP SIDEBAR – a closer look at astoria and south brooklyn

UPDATE (03.20.2021): Post lightly edited for clarity. Because NYTIP is still a work in progress, I’m removing language referring to recommended plans, and instead listing the options I’m currently considering.

Welcome back to my ongoing NYTIP series! In the comments section of my post on SAS Phase 2X, commenter mrsman gave some interesting commentary about alternate de-interlining strategies (also see this Reddit thread). It got me thinking about how to handle the Astoria/Broadway and South Brooklyn de-interlining in the absence of a new yard north of Astoria – Ditmars Blvd station. Let’s explore, shall we?

[yes, lets!]

NYTIP – enhancing the nyc subway, part 8: the low-hanging fruit

UPDATE (05.19.2021): I will include the M extension to Kew Gardens Hills in NYTIP (again), so I’ve updated this post accordingly.

Welcome to my ongoing NYTIP series! Recall my three-point plan to fix the NYC Subway – enhance, extend, and expand. Though I started talking about subway extensions recently, I’m circling back to point one – enhance – to address some low-hanging fruit.

[taste and see!]

NYTIP – enhancing the nyc subway, part 6: putting it all together

UPDATE (05.19.2021): Post revised to include the M train extension to Kew Gardens Hills in the enhanced NYC subway.

Welcome back to my ongoing series on the New York Transportation Improvement Plan (NYTIP)! When I introduced NYTIP, I outlined a three-point plan for fixing the NYC Subway system: enhance, extend, and expand. This post summarizes the last five posts, which addressed the first point – enhance.

[Let’s recap!]

NYTIP – enhancing the nyc subway, part 4: eastern parkway

UPDATE (04.02.2021): Post revised with new commentary on Nostrand Avenue. Because NYTIP is still a work in progress, I’m removing language referring to recommended plans, and instead listing the options I’m currently considering.

Welcome back to my ongoing series on the New York Transportation Improvement Plan (NYTIP)! In my last post, I discussed ways to improve the Broadway and Queens Boulevard lines. In this post, I will discuss the Eastern Parkway trunk line served by the 2, 3, 4, and 5 lines in Brooklyn.

[let’s travel!]

NYTIP – enhancing the nyc subway, part 2: south brooklyn

UPDATE (03.10.2021): Post updated for clarity. Because NYTIP is still a work in progress, I’m removing language referring to recommended plans, and instead listing the options I’m currently considering.

In my last post, I discussed the Central Park West de-interlining. Continuing with point 1 of my three-point plan to improve the NYC Subway (enhance), I’ll address the B, D, N, Q, and R lines in Brooklyn.

[Let’s do this!]