Second avenue subway map. The mta has released a new subway map that features stations along phase one of the second avenue line and the reinstated w line to astoria. Map of proposed comprehensive rapid transit plan june 1920. By choosing second avenue service youre helping to ease crowding and congestion on one of the busiest subway lines in the nation. The 45 billion first phase includes stations on 96th 86th and 72nd streets as well as an expansion to the 63rd street.
Earlier this week the transit museum hosted a panel discussion on the history and look of the new york city subway map. Plans on track early days. The second avenue subway was designed to be built in four phases. The second avenue subway internally referred to as the ind second avenue line by the mta and abbreviated to sas is a new york city subway line that runs under second avenue on the east side of manhattan.
It was the second such event in a month and it seems that the field of map design is undergoing something of a renaissance especially in regards to our map. Phase 2 is now underway with teams advancing preliminary engineering and environmental review and a community information center that opened in east harlem in september 2017. The map shows the approximate location of the. The second avenue subway sas is a rapid transit subway line part of the new york city subway system currently under construction underneath second avenue in the borough of manhattan.
More subway tracks on the east side under second avenue mean more room for lexington avenue line riders.