Second Avenue Subway

Nine lots from East 119th to 120th streets are required for the construction of a ‘launch box’ for tunnel boring machines, according to the MTA’s latest court filing.
The Biden administration’s injection of billions into local infrastructure has state and transit officials tooting horns about the Q line’s uptown run. But some residents along the route say they’re trying to avoid getting railroaded out of the neighborhood.
The transit officials have begun acquiring over a dozen properties. But potentially displaced residents likely have been given a reprieve by the agency’s financial collapse.
When MTA officials got rid of quarterly reports last year, they made it much harder to hold them accountable for cost overruns, watchdog group says.
Here’s the latest on some folks who lived tales of hope, adversity and change during an eventful 2019. They have more stories to tell.
The transit agency should give public and board 45 days to weigh in on major proposals, audit recommends. That didn’t happen with new $51.5B plan.
In the newest stations in the system, only three of 32 escalators met reliability goals, an MTA inspector general report obtained by THE CITY found.
Many in East Harlem are just realizing that early MTA plans to build new Second Avenue stations require displacing hundreds of people.
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