A High Line for Queens, or an added LIRR line?
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Building a 31/2-mile bicycle trail along an abandoned LIRR line in Queens can lend a boost to the community while promoting an active lifestyle, backers say. But on the other hand, a state lawmaker contends, that same land could cut traffic and commuting time if it were returned to rail service.
"I think it's a great idea," said QueensWay trail supporter and restaurateur Jay Parker, 67, whose...