The city Department of Transportation may be taking extra time to review community concerns regarding the proposal for a busway down Main Street in Flushing, a major confluence of rail transportation and bus lines, but it is still aiming for an October launch, the agency says..
The Flushing Chinese Business Association claimed DOT is backing off a supposed Oct. 1 launch of the busway to hear additional concerns that local enterprise would be hurt by limitations on motorists despite heavy foot traffic and transit use through the business district. DOT. however, tells amNewYork Metro that they had never planned to start on Oct. 1 anyway.
According to Randall Eng, an attorney and retired judge representing the group, has doubts about the need for a busway and believes it will take away from