Alternatives Currently Under Consideration

As part of the NEPA process, the FAA will independently identify and evaluate alternatives to the Proposed Action, including the No Action Alternative. Other reasonable and practicable alternative may be identified and considered based on scoping comments received during scoping. Alternatives currently under consideration include:

  • No Action Alternative
  • Transportation Systems Management
  • Transportation Demand Management
  • Use of Other Airports
  • Off-Airport Roadway Expansion
  • Bus (Exclusive Roadway)
  • Ferry Service
  • Rail or Subway Extensions
    • Astoria Boulevard Subway Station Extension – Above Grand Central Parkway
    • Astoria-Ditmars Boulevard Subway Station Extension – Elevated above 19th Avenue
    • Astoria-Ditmars Boulevard Subway Station Extension – Tunnel beneath 19th Avenue
  • Fixed Guideway
    • Astoria Boulevard Subway Station
    • Woodside LIRR and 61st Street-Woodside Subway Station
    • Roosevelt Avenue-Jackson Heights Subway Station
    • Jamaica Station Transportation Hub
    • Mets-Willets Point LIRR and Subway Station
  • Emerging Transportation Technologies