Source: Jason Andrew for The Wall Street Journal
The Queensboro Plaza has gone through quite a renewal. With the elevated subway tracks right at its brink, cyclists and pedestrians encountered a dangerous ordeal everyday. As the number 7 train approached the station, it made a screeching sound as it came to a halt causing panic and anxiety in neighboring areas. The New York Planning Commission challenged Margie Ruddick and landscape architect to renew the Queens Plaza, a 16 lane roadway with an elevated subway track. To see how Ms. Ruddick and her team fixed the Queens Plaza read full article here.
Amna W. Khan, VERTICES Research Associate, Green.Sprawl@vertices.com
Source: The Wall Street Journal