As one of the nation's largest infrastructure projects, it will bring much needed transportation equity and service options to East Harlem and Manhattan. It will also reduce congestion on nearby subway lines, lower travel time by up to 20 minutes a day for East Harlem commuters, provide new stations with accessible elevators and escalators, and provide an alternative Q subway line to allow from enhancements on the 4, 5, and 6 trains. Phase 2 is estimated to be completed in 2027/29.
What's Happening Now?
- The MTA's Second Avenue Subway Community Information Center has been opened at 69 E 125th St, New York, NY 10035 (Between Park and Madison Avenues), 212-722-3700
- Completed and submitted Environmental Assessment (EA) to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The FTA has approved the EA with a "Finding of No Significant Impact."
- FTA Funding Review after completion of engineering
- Assemblymember Rodriguez Comments on the Second Avenue Subway Environmental Assessment
- Assemblymember Rodriguez Statement on Second Avenue Subway Phase 2 Estimated Completion Date
- Assembly Member Rodriguez Leads Coalition of Elected Officials and Transit Advocates, Calling to Support State Budget Proposal to Restore Second Avenue Subway Funding
- MTA 2nd Ave. Subway Statement
- MTA's Second Avenue Subway Homepage: