In anticipation of Phase 2 of the Second Avenue Subway, an MTA community information center with rotating exhibits is open to the public on East 125th Street, steps from the MTA Metro North Station, and halfway between the #2/3 and #4/5/6.
Update March 2023 ~ The Project is now out of the station “and heading on the track”…. Chuck Schumer. Feds willing to kick in $497 million to complete the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway, which will include three new stations at East 106th Street, East 116th Street, and East 125th Street. However, the federal money — which is now dependent on congressional approval as part of President Biden’s budget — will require matching funding from the MTA.
Further update on design cost & redesign of the platforms in New York Post article, March 29, 2023
MTA will go back to the drawing board and rethink the size of platforms needed to serve the Q train, which is a good part of the staggering price tag for the extension.
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