Working with NYC Economic Development Corporation (EDC), other City agencies , and the community, DOT will plan and implement the BQX, a streetcar linking Brooklyn to Queens along the waterfront.
Strategic Plan 2016 Initiative
Related OneNYC Initiative
Short-Term Milestones (by end of 2017)
DOT will develop an appropriately vetted streetcar plan including route and financing options to serve Brooklyn to Queens along the waterfront.
DOT and EDC are developing a proposed streetcar plan based off dozens of community meetings and will release the plan in early 2018, which will include route and financing options.
Medium-Term Milestones (by end of 2021)
Assuming an appropriate plan is deemed feasible, DOT will begin construction of the streetcar with a goal of revenue service in 2024.