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Streetcars don’t pay for themselves: De Blasio says BQX will require assist from DC

It appears the city won’t be able to go it alone when funding the waterfront trolley between Brooklyn and...

Yep, the BQX is already behind schedule

Commuters hoping to take a ride on the Brooklyn-Queens Connector could be in for a long wait. The ambitious project, largely backed by real estate players, is already running behind schedule, as the Economic...

Cuomo can easily kill de Blasio’s BQX dream

UPDATED, Nov. 10, 2:59 p.m.: Will Mayor Bill de Blasio’s feud with Gov. Andrew Cuomo doom the planned streetcar...

Top this amenity: Coney Island project will have its own street car, Catsimatidis says

Don’t accuse John Catsimatidis of lacking vision. The billionaire real estate/grocery mogul plans to build a street car that...

Walentas: Real estate industry should do more to pay for NYC infrastructure

UPDATED, May 18, 11:05 a.m.: New York has some of the most expensive real estate among major world cities...

Brooklyn-Queens streetcar project may not fund itself

A leaked internal city memo shows the proposed Brooklyn-Queens streetcar is facing “serious financial challenges” and may not actually...

Are developers calling the shots at the BQX trolley project?

UPDATED, Jan. 3, 11:06 a.m.: Two Trees Management and an advocacy group backed by real estate interests are involved...

Here’s where the Brooklyn-Queens streetcar could run

The city has released possible routes for the $2.5 billion streetcar proposed for Brooklyn and Queens.

De Blasio turns down streetcar boosters’ offer to split costs

  Some deep-pocketed early supporters of a streetcar along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront offered to pay for part...

Brooklyn-Queens streetcar could raise values of adjacent properties by 3.5%: study

Owners of property along the path of the planned Brooklyn-Queens street car could see a major boost to their...

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