Interborough Express proposal gets positive reviews from many Queens leaders, but not all


When former Gov. Andrew Cuomo renewed his push to build the controversial $2.1 billion LaGuardia AirTrain last spring, state Senator Jessica Ramos drew a line in the sand. Cuomo wanted to move the project forward during the COVID-19 pandemic to take advantage of reduced traffic and travel volume at the airport.

Speaking at a town hall meeting in April 2021, Ramos blasted Cuomo and his proposal one year after the pandemic ravaged her district.