Tag: Queensway

QueensWay: Parks Advocates Respond As MTA Looks At Rail Reactivation

December 13, by Domenick Rafter

As the Metropolitan Transit Authority ponders whether to bring train service back to the abandoned Rockaway Beach LIRR line, a group planning a 3.5 mile linear park over the same tracks between Rego Park and Ozone Park sent a letter to the agency earlier this week arguing that the reinstatement of rail would be a mistake.…

The Queensway Meets Resistance In Forest Hills

by Domenick Rafter

Advocates for the Queesnway, a 3.5-mile linear park planned for an abandoned Central Queens rail line, faced a hostile crowd Tuesday night at the Forest Hills Civic Association meeting, where the group Friends of the Queesnway presented their plans for the first phase of the proposed greenspace.…