MTA Approves Money for No. 7 Subway Extension

City Room reports this afternoon that the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority approved a $1.14 billion contract to dig the tunnels for an extenstion of the No. 7 train.

It will run, under current plans, from Times Square to the Jacob Javits Convention Center, with one new station, at 34th Street and 11th Avenue.

MTA Approves Money for No. 7 Subway Extension