Hudson Rail Yards

Looks Like Hell Kitchen Has To Play The Waiting Game

Passengers waiting @ Queensboro Plaza for doors to open on a Flushing/Main St. bound 7 train. Resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit This is the news that came from yesterday’s ceremonial groundbreaking for the 7 line extension. At yesterday’s groundbreaking, NYC Deputy Mayor commented on how important the 34th Street & 11th Avenue stop […]

On Display: Plans For The Hudson Rail Yards

Last month, I wrote about the MTA seeking & receiving bid proposals for the rights to develop the Hudson Rail Yards. The 26 acre land is highly sought after real estate where plans call for turning the area into a huge waterfront destination filled with everything from businesses to residences mixed in with shopping for […]

MTA Ready To Screw Up 7 Line Extension….

(Flushing-Main Street bound 7 train @ Queensboro Plaza; resized photo courtesy of Eye On Transit One of the most unnecessary transit projects has made the news again. The project I am referring to is the 7 train extension that has been in the works for sometime now. As you might recall the extension was supposed […]

Hudson Rail Yards Receive 5 Bids

Yesterday I blogged about the deadline for developers to submit their bids for the rights to the 26 acre Hudson Rail Yards. The deadline for submitting bids was yesterday. The MTA has announced that they received 5 bids by yesterday’s 5:00 p.m. deadline. The following 5 companies submitted bids (listed in random order): Extell Development […]

Bids For Hudson Rail Yards Due Today

This morning’s edition of AMNY has a story about the Hudson Rail Yards. The story mentions that bids are due today for anyone wanting the rights to the 26 acre property. These 26 acres are considered to be a sacred opportunity that will never be available again in Manhattan’s future. The land’s developments are seen […]