The Transit Project That New York Mayoral Candidates Should Be Talking About

There's a subway expansion project capable of carrying some 76,000 riders a day through three outer boroughs that no one's discussing at all. It's called the Triboro Rx — or the "X line," for short, Eric Jaffe writes in the Atlantic Cities. "I think there's an awful lot of transportation projects that are unimportant that people are talking about," says Jeff Zupan of the Regional Plan Association, a research group that focuses on metropolitan New York. "On the other side of the coin, here's one that has all the makings of being a real winner."