[REPOST] Vintage Transit Plan Subway Map From 1939 Shows a Different Way to Connect New York City

Extended Rapid Transit Facilities, New York City Transit System, 1939
Extended Rapid Transit Facilities, New York City Transit System, 1939
Photo: r/nyc

This interesting proposed transit plan from 1939 shows all 5 New York City boroughs interconnected in a way that never materialized. Check out the way the N line in Queens hits the neighborhoods of Astoria Heights, East Elmhurst, and La Guardia Airport. More surprising is how the D Line would tunnel out to Staten Island. Check it out!

via r/nyc

Originally published on April 1st, 2019

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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