A Round and a Roundy: Cuomo’s Mystery Train

Cartoon: Bill Roundy
Cartoon: Bill Roundy
Editorial cartoon of Bill Roundy by editorial cartoonist Bill Roundy.
Editorial cartoon of Bill Roundy by editorial cartoonist Bill Roundy.

This week, national treasure editorial cartoonist Bill Roundy takes the classic villain/lady on the train tracks bit and subtracts the mustache but adds in a victim or two.

Yes, there’s Gov. Cuomo still bull-headedly pursuing a “wrong way” AirTrain between LaGuardia Airport and an already overcrowded subway train and an unconnected LIRR spur line at Citi Field. As we’ve also reported, the entire project is basically a people mover to a parking lot.

Meanwhile, about to be crushed are the many reasons why Cuomo shouldn’t do it (our favorite? “Looking at a map even once”).

The FAA just finished a round of public hearings, so stay tuned for the next steps for Cuomo’s AirTrain boondoggle.

In the meantime, all of Bill Roundy’s cartoons are archived here.

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