On October 27, 112 years ago the first passenger carrying subway took to the rails under New York

On this day 112 years ago the first passenger carrying subway took to the rails under New York streets and Gotham has never been the same. As we look back the arrival of the first modern mass transit in New York it is a good time to look forward at the coming arrival of the Second Avenue subway and appreciate that it will exponentially strengthen our economy, our city and our future. And there‚Äôs much more to do in ensuring the next Phase is funded and built so that it may fulfill its full potential.