on Sat Mar 31 13:56:32 2012, in response to Re: Long Island City..., posted by J trainloco on Fri Mar 30 22:27:43 2012.
Agreed. The line is almost equidistant from some of the most congested lines in Brooklyn and Queens. It would definitely help relieve that. Plus, the businesses and real estate interests along it would be creaming over at the prospect of their neighborhood becoming the next Greenpoint, Bushwick, Astoria, or Sunnyside. However, to preserve the vital freight operations, perhaps double-deck grade separations or elevated viaducts would be necessary.
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