Triboro Right of Way

May 2016

The Triboro

Transit for the Boroughs

The New York City boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx are home to 6.6 million people. Many of them are poorly served by the city’s century-old, Manhattan-centric transit system.

What if there were a fast, convenient and direct transit connection between the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn?

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What Is the Triboro?

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Why Rail

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Mixing Passenger and Freight Rail

Daily Freight Train Traffic With Cross-Harbor Tunnel

Triboro Cross Harbor FEIS FIGURE
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A Success Story, London Overground

Triboro london overground network map

Source: Transport for London, Mayor of London

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Moving the Region Forward

Many borough residents – 59% in the Bronx, 57% in Brooklyn and 36% in Queens – don’t own cars.

Acknowledgements

Funded By

New York Community Trust

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