Infrastructure Bill May Fund NYC Subway Extension

The New York Daily News reports:

Coming soon to East Harlem: A subway more than 60 years in the making. The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill to be signed by President Biden on Monday is poised to unlock billions for mass transit projects in New York — and MTA leaders are eager for money to jumpstart construction on an extension of the Second Ave. subway to E. 125th St.

The $5.7 billion project would extend the Q line from its current E. 96th St. and Second Ave. terminus to E. 125th St. and Lexington Ave., where it would connect to the Metro-North Railroad and with the Nos. 4, 5, and 6 lines. On Second Ave., the line would have two new stops at E. 106th St. and E. 116th St.

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