Roosevelt Island Subway’s 30th birthday passed, last month. Did you miss it? Our reader Sylvan Klein didn’t. While I served on a grand jury, Sylvan caught the Transit Museum‘s reminder on Twitter and sent me the link.
New York’s Ghost Tunnel, conceived in 1963, in a very different New York, wasn’t supposed to be a secret. In February that year, the Transit Authority proposed a two track subway tunnel under 76th Street. They planned connecting with… the new 2nd Avenue Subway.