Brooklyn to Queens Transit Redux :: Second Ave. Sagas

Here with a follow-up story, a more expansive discussion of interborough transit. Manhattan’s rail terminals were at one point the focal point of a hub/spoke system, when Manhattan garment factories and offices were the destination to working people coming into the city from Brooklyn and Queens. Today, gentrification is changing the direction of travel, and thanks to mid-twentieth-century conflicts of interest involving oil, rubber tire and bus chassis manufacturers… the trolley grid spanning Brooklyn and Queens is long gone. With more on the story, here’s this. Can you tell me how to get, how to get from Brooklyn to Queens? :: Second Ave. Sagas.


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