Four big projects for Brooklyn's next 100 years

The "X" line. The report rates proposals for a Brooklyn-Queens Connector, Utica Avenue 4 train extension and 1 train extension into Red Hook as important transit developments for the local economy. But perhaps the most ambitious and imposing project it recommends is the three-borough X line, also called the Triborough RX. First suggested by the Regional Plan Association in 1996, this would link a patchwork of existing tracks and right-of-way to run a train from the Bay Ridge Yards to Brooklyn College, through East New York and into Queens, and finally to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

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