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  1. 'Wild Line' Nature Sanctuary Proposed for Old Railroad Tracks in LICRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 |

    A proposal would turn a stretch of old elevated railroad tracks in Queens into a nature preserve with plants, flowers and public art - including a section that would be closed off to people where birds, bats, raccoons and even feral cats could roam. The so-called "Wild Line" is the brainchild of Long Island City architecture firm BanG Studio and rooftop farm Brooklyn Grange , who submitted the plan earlier this year to the MTA for the Montauk Cutoff, a portion of unused rail line between Skillman Avenue and the Dutch Kills tributary.


  2. MTA to Increase Service for Travel Out of NYC for the Holiday WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 |

    The MTA will increase service in and out of the city this holiday weekend to accommodate people traveling for the Fourth of July. On Monday, July 4, all subways, buses and Metro-North trains will operate on a Saturday schedule.


  3. CB6 Supports Study to Run Light Rail Between Jamaica and LICRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 |

    A push for a study to run a light rail on an underutilized portion of the Long Island Rail Road track between Jamaica and Long Island City just got the nod from Community Board 6 . The so-called "Lower Montauk Branch" runs just north of the Newtown Creek, then through Maspeth, Ridgewood, Glendale, Woodhaven and Richmond Hill, and currently carries freight trains only.


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