OPINION: The Triboro Line may seem great — but it probably won’t happen

A proposal for a Brooklyn-Queens-Bronx rapid transit line that would use existing railroad tracks and share them with freight lines, introduced by Regional Plan Association in 1996, was given a boost this June when Brooklyn State Assemblymember Latrice Walker introduced a bill that directed the MTA to study its feasibility.

Beforehand, the proposal, known as the Triboro line, languished on the back burner, despite keen interest from the press and local planners. The new interest may have been spurred by the fact that the MTA, after years of inertia, is building again, as evidenced by the Second Avenue Subway and the still-incomplete Long Island Rail Road East Side Access project.

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