Back in June, transit research and advocacy organization Regional Plan Association released a plan for an outer-borough rail that would connect The Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn. Well, the group is back at it, this time tackling an issue that many other groups are seeking solutions for as well: how to manage the impending L train shutdown. According to Streetsblog NYC, the Regional Plan Association has released a new report that suggests several ways to accommodate L train riders while the line undergoes an 18-month repair process. “They’re going to have to look comprehensively at the East River Crossings because the shutdown will affect traffic on all of them,” stated the organization’s Vice President Kate Slevin.
Read the full article in Curbed.