[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

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