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Transit projects inspire dreams of alternate routes

Posted at 8:02 PM, Jan 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-15 20:02:52-05

If the L train is shut down for months or maybe even a year, how will riders get around?

Supporters of the East River Skyway envision an aerial tramway connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan.

The idea has been discussed for the past year and now that several high-profile transit projects are being planned, it's gaining some steam.

Daniel Levy is advocating for the project and says supporters have been lining up to get involved.

He believes the $75 million project could be paid for through a private partnership and could be completed in 18 months. He says locations have been identified to service Greenpoint, Williamsburg and Manhattan.

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