Despite the high cost, study finds that Brooklyn Queens Connector plan is ‘reasonable’
Photo courtesy of Friends of Brooklyn Queens Connector

The proposed street car to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront has been highly debated for the last few months, and on Monday, the city released a study outlining some specifics. Nonprofit group Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector commissioned a study in January to illustrate the viability of the plan, which would link 10 neighborhoods, starting at […]

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Western Queens is getting several miles of new bike lanes in 2016
Photo courtesy of DOT

The Department of Transportation released the new 2016 bike map on Tuesday and several new miles of bike lanes are scheduled for installation along several neighborhoods in western Queens. A new route along 31st Street in Astoria will connect the waterfront to Flushing Bay. The DOT presented the plan to Community Board 1 in March and if approved […]

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Nonprofit pushes for streetcar on the Brooklyn-Queens waterfront
Photos via Friends of Brooklyn Queens Connector

One group desires a streetcar on the waterfront of Brooklyn and Queens. According to the Daily News, Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector, an organization whose members include transit experts and community and business leaders, recently commissioned a study to illustrate the viability of a fleet of streetcars to link 10 neighborhoods, starting at Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and […]

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NYC Marathon to close several Long Island City streets on Nov. 1
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Jim Henderson

As runners gear up for the New York City Marathon, Long Island City residents should be aware of several street closures that will affect their commute on Nov. 1. The lower and upper level of the Queensboro Bridge will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Pulaski Bridge, which connects Long Island City […]

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LIC industrial facility with big development potential on sale
Photo courtesy of Cushman & Wakefield 

A large, under-utilized industrial property in Long Island City that can legally be used for buildings seven times larger than what is currently on the site is being listed for sale, according to global real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield. The property includes several buildings that have a total of 26,113 square feet of space. But the site […]

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