Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Trolley's on the Waterfront?

Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez has included $10 million for "design and construction of a light rail system along the Brooklyn waterfront from Red Hook to Downtown Brooklyn,..." in her request for funding for the Fiscal Year 2010 surface transportation bill. Mayor Bloomberg has also called for funding for a Red Hook streetcar system.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) has now begun a $259,000 feasibility analysis of placing streetcar lines in Red Hook, DUMBO and other waterfront areas, according to published reports.
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