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.
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.
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 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.
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.