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History of the New York City Subway

Index History of the New York City Subway

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system that serves four of the five boroughs of New York City, New York: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. [1]

23 relations: B15 (New York City bus), B46 (New York City bus), Brooklyn, Bx12 (New York City bus), Bx15 (New York City bus), Charles C. Lockwood, Early history of the IRT subway, History of New York City (1898–1945), History of the London Underground, IND Culver Line, J. Marion Sims (von Miller), Jamaica–Far Rockaway line, Kingsland Homestead, List of closed New York City Subway stations, New York and Harlem Railroad, Program for Action, Proposed expansion of the New York City Subway, Q58 (New York City bus), Q60 (New York City bus), Q65 (New York City bus), Q72 (New York City bus), Richard Thornton Wilson, Subway Challenge.

B15 (New York City bus)

The Sumner Avenue Line and New Lots Avenue Line were two streetcar lines in Brooklyn, New York City, running mainly along Marcus Garvey Boulevard (formerly Sumner Avenue), East 98th Street, and New Lots Avenue between northern Bedford–Stuyvesant and New Lots.

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B46 (New York City bus)

The B46 bus route constitutes a public transit corridor in Brooklyn, New York City, United States.

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.

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Bx12 (New York City bus)

The 207th Street Crosstown Line, also called the Fordham Road−207th Street Crosstown Line or Fordham Road Crosstown Line, is a public transit line in New York City serving the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx.

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Bx15 (New York City bus)

The Bx15 bus route constitutes a public transit line running primarily along Third Avenue and Willis Avenue through the South Bronx in New York City.

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Charles C. Lockwood

Charles Clapp Lockwood (September 2, 1877 – September 21, 1958) was an American lawyer and a Republican Party politician from New York.

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Early history of the IRT subway

The first regularly operated subway in New York City was built by the city and leased to the Interborough Rapid Transit Company for operation under Contracts 1 and 2, along with contract 3 of the Dual Contracts.

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History of New York City (1898–1945)

During the years of 1898–1945, New York City consolidated and came to dominate American life.

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History of the London Underground

The history of the London Underground began in the 19th century with the construction of the Metropolitan Railway, the world's first underground railway.

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IND Culver Line

The IND Culver Line (formerly BMT Culver Line) is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway, extending from Downtown Brooklyn south to Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City, United States.

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J. Marion Sims (von Miller)

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Jamaica–Far Rockaway line

The Q111, Q113, and Q114 bus routes constitute a public transit line between the Jamaica and Far Rockaway neighborhoods of Queens, New York City, United States, running primarily along Guy R. Brewer Boulevard.

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Kingsland Homestead

Kingsland Homestead, located in Murray Hill, Queens is a New York City landmark and member of the Historic House Trust.

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List of closed New York City Subway stations

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system that serves four of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. state of New York: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

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New York and Harlem Railroad

The New York and Harlem Railroad (now the Metro-North Railroad's Harlem Line) was one of the first railroads in the United States, and was the world's first street railway.

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Program for Action

Metropolitan Transportation: A Program for Action, also known as simply the Program for Action, the Grand Design, or the New Routes Program, was a proposal in the mid-1960s for a large expansion of mass transit in New York City, created under then-Mayor John Lindsay.

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Proposed expansion of the New York City Subway

Since the opening of the original New York City Subway line in 1904, and throughout the subway's history, various official and planning agencies have proposed numerous extensions to the subway system.

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Q58 (New York City bus)

The Q58 and Q58 Limited are bus routes that constitute a public transit line operating primarily in Queens, New York City, United States, with its southern terminal on the border with Brooklyn.

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Q60 (New York City bus)

The Q60 bus route constitutes a public transit line running primarily along Queens Boulevard in Queens, New York City, United States, extending from Jamaica into Midtown, Manhattan.

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Q65 (New York City bus)

The Q65 bus route constitutes a public transit line in Queens, New York City, United States.

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Q72 (New York City bus)

The Q72 bus route constitutes a public transit route along Junction Boulevard and 94th Street in Queens, New York City, United States.

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Richard Thornton Wilson

Richard Thornton Wilson (ca. 1829 in Habersham County, Georgia – November 26, 1910 in New York City) was a multimillionaire American investment banker known for being the father of five children who all married into prominent families during the Gilded Age of New York.

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Subway Challenge

The Subway Challenge is a challenge in which participants must navigate the entire New York City Subway system in the shortest time possible.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_New_York_City_Subway

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