UPDATE (07.06.2021): Post updated to correct errors in the Shell Junction diagrams; this update also includes additional commentary on said junction.
Welcome back to my NYTIP series! In this series of posts, which comprise Volume II of NYTIP – transforming commuter rail into regional rail, I will discuss ideas for transforming the disjoint commuter rail systems in the Tri-State Area into an integrated regional rail network. This post addresses the Harlem line – a branch of MTA’s Metro-North Railroad – in The Bronx.
[Let the transformation begin!]
UPDATE (12.21.2019): Post updated with Mayor Bramson’s response (it’s great news) – see below.
After arriving with much fanfare, I received a shocking update on New Rochelle Bike Share via email yesterday. The update? An article whose title explains it all – Bike Share to Leave New Rochelle.
Since there’s literally nothing about this on the media or Google, I gotta ask – what the hell happened?!
[let’s find out]
Memorial Highway in New Rochelle is an excessively wide road originally designed to connect I-95 to the Cross-County Parkway. However, it only exists as a stub that doesn’t connect to much of anything. Recently, Governor Cuomo awarded New Rochelle a $10 million grant; of this amount, New Rochelle will spend $6 million on The Linc – a project transforming Memorial Highway from a useless car sewer to a useful linear park! Last week, I took many photos of the area. Let’s take a trip, shall we?
[stroll through memory lane!]