A group of experts has suggested major changes to the New York City metropolitan area's transportation system. There is a historical precedent for at least some of the proposed changes to be given the go-ahead.
The potential changes include moving Madison Square Garden in order to expand Pennsylvania Station, a new subway line that would connect Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx and ending 24/7-subway service, NBC News reports.
These proposals are all outlined in the 400-age Fourth Regional Plan, drafted by the Regional Plan Association.
The Fourth Regional Plan has been released and outlines potential improvement to the New York City metropolitan area's transportation system. Pictured in a stock photo is the 7 subway train at 34th Street station
One potential improvement is to enlarge Pennsylvania Station (pictured) as part of an effort to consolidate different commuter routes
The three previous sets of changes recommended by the group - in 1929, 1960 and 1996 - have been adopted in some capacity in the past, NBC notes.
One proposal is a new 'Triboro' subway line that would begin in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and end near Pelham Bay in The Bronx.
The line would snake its way north through Brooklyn, up through western Queens and on to the Bronx.
It would be the first to link just the three boroughs.
Another proposal would cut 24/7 subway service on in favor of bus services.
The cut would allow for more consistent