NY1: Transit Makeover in the Works for Congested Queens Boulevard

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Tens of thousands of desperate commuters in Queens are in for a long-awaited change. Speedier bus service and other improvements are on the way along one of the borough’s busiest boulevards. NY1′s Jose Martinez filed this report.

There are 10 lanes of traffic on some sections of Woodhaven Boulevard, a congested corridor that carries more than 30,000 riders daily on 10 bus routes.

“Woodhaven is going to be busy no matter how you crack it. It’s going to be busy, like, with all the people commuting,” one area resident says.

Now Woodhaven Boulevard, which becomes Cross Bay Boulevard in southern Queens, is about to see a transit makeover that aims to create speedier commutes and safer streets.

View the full article on NY1 here.

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