Due to the heavy troubles in metro transportation in New York, problems in public transportation in the city will be solved by rail system.
It has been announced that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has completed a two-year feasibility study (BQX streetcar) project.
The City of New York said the trams would work between Brooklyn and Queens.
According to the New York City Council, the railroads and trams will cost around 2.73 billion dollars to the city in the first place.
'When trams start working, New York will earn $ 1 million more annually.'
It was emphasized that the city economy will be contributed to 30 billion annually with the start of trams in New York. Trams going into service will carry 50 thousand passengers in the first year. New York City Council will also receive funding from the federal funds in the financing of the project.
Trams will be a new symbol of New York
After the approval of the project in the first stage of the trams in the city to ensure the harmonization of the environment will begin work. The construction phase of the project will start in 2020. In 2024 the construction of the rail system will begin.
State-of-the-art technology will be applied to the trams to be put into service in New York. Trams will become a new symbol of the city when they are put into service. - Voice of America