NYTIP – extending the nyc subway, part 2: from the concourse to co-op city

UPDATE (06.28.2021): Post updated with a new extension option and revised commentary.

Welcome back to my ongoing NYTIP series! In my last post, I began expounding on point two in my three-point plan to fix the NYC Subway – extend – with SAS Phase 2X and an Astoria line extension to LaGuardia Airport. In this post, I will discuss subway extensions to Co-op City.

[let’s go!]

NYTIP – enhancing the nyc subway: south bronx

UPDATE (09.13.2021): New image added. In a previous update, I substantially revised this post for clarity.

Welcome back to my ongoing NYTIP series! In my last post, I discussed the Eastern Parkway trunk line in Brooklyn served by the 2, 3, 4, and 5 lines. In this post, I will discuss the 2, 3, 4, and 5 lines in Upper Manhattan and The Bronx, and explain why de-interlining is extremely challenging.

[Go on…]

NYTIP – enhancing the nyc subway: central park west

UPDATE (08.26.2021): Post revised for clarity.

In my last post, I introduced the New York Transportation Improvement Plan (NYTIP). In that post, I outlined a three-point plan for fixing the NYC Subway:

  • Enhance (minimize merging conflicts)
  • Extend (extend existing lines)
  • Expand (build new lines)

I’ll begin my series on point 1 – enhance – with the Central Park West (CPW) trunk line, which serves the A, B, C, and D trains.

[Let’s begin!]