Sunnyside Yard

Sunnyside Yard is an approximately 180-acre open rail yard network located in western Queens. The City and Amtrak are undertaking a master planning process beginning summer 2018 to guide a future overbuild development project.


On the Sunnyside Yard, Part 1: What is Sunnyside Yard?

Over the next 18 months, the City and Amtrak are engaging in a master planning process to explore the future of Sunnyside Yard in western Queens. This is the first installment in a blog series about the yard, its history, and the master planning process itself.


NYC SBS Storefront Improvement Program

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The Storefront Improvement Program provided grants to 18 small businesses in Downtown Far Rockaway, improving their facades and strengthening the commercial corridor.


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BQX: Putting Your Ideas to Work!

Over 500 of you told us how we can make Brooklyn-Queens Connector even better - and we're putting your thoughts into action. This is what you said.


Chinese-American Planning Council Senior Center

The Chinese-American Planning Council Senior Center provides a wide variety of services for senior citizens in Queens and its surrounding areas.


Greater Ridgewood Youth Council

The mission of the Greater Ridgewood Youth Council, Inc. (GRYC) is to improve the quality of life for the youth of Western Queens. NYCEDC is creating a new state-of-the-art community center that will help expand GRYC’s services.


NYCEDC Announces New Flushing Commons Phasing Plan, Groundbreaking Expected This Fall

NYCEDC today announced the approval of a construction phasing for Flushing Commons that will maintain over 1,100 spaces of existing parking on the site during construction, and also announced that groundbreaking on the project is expected this fall.


New Rockaway Ferry Service

Mayor Bloomberg, NYCEDC and Seastreak announced a partnership to provide temporary ferry service between the Rockaways and Manhattan while subway service on that route is suspended. The service begins on Monday, and the fare will be $2 each way.