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Re: Maps and Problems with Rockaway ROW

Posted by GP38/R42 Chris on Sun Jul 23 08:04:23 2006, in response to Re: Maps and Problems with Rockaway ROW, posted by RonInBayside on Sat Jul 22 23:57:01 2006.

But their yards do, right? If I am a NIMBY and you want to run your train right by where I say my kids will be playing, what do you think I will be telling my city council member?


The old Rockaway is wider than some existing LIRR lines (use the same site to trace the line through St Albans), as well as others.
Any kids that are or have been playing on the ROW were tresspassing, even if it has been abandoned. As for backyards, many existing (and busy) LIRR lines but right up against people's homes. Again, trace many of the existing LIRR lines in Queens (and even Nassau), but especially Queens).

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