New York City’s Regional Plan Association has prepared a master plan for the city’s expressway system. Brooklyn’s Prospect Expressway is the centerpiece of a master plan including Brooklyn Queens Expressway, Cross Bronx, Van Cortlandt Park, and Sheridan Expressway, which are altogether subject to return up to 100 acres to city residents for neighborhood reinvestments. This acreage includes building new promenades over some expressways, while transforming others into at-grade, multi-modal boulevards. Each proposal ranges from $50 million to $100 million.
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