IT’S LAGUARDIA AIRTRAIN DAY ON STREETSBLOG: Opinions Abound on $2B Project

Our AirTrain montage puts money at the center.
Our AirTrain montage puts money at the center.

The Federal Aviation Authority is holding workshops and public hearings starting on Tuesday about the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s plan to build a rail link between LaGuardia Airport and the 7 train and Long Island Rail Road stations at Willets Point, about two miles to the east of the airfield.

The proposal is controversial because of its route, its cost, its usefulness and its very place in a post-COVID world. Streetsblog has consistently covered the issue (archive here), but today we present multiple op-eds from various players. Click below to read them all:

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