Roosevelt Islanders have bigger things to worry about than war: the designs for the new tram stations on Roosevelt Island and Manhattan. With a community meeting on the stations tonight, blog Roosevelt Islander unearths a report full of tram station rendering goodness. The proposed interiors look a little like the tram stations in airport terminals, with sliding glass doors that open when the trains arrive. The exterior designs don't seem to have changed much, if at all, from the ones that provoked hostility from Manhattanites when first announced last year. Have tempers cooled? No matter?even angry commuters will be no match for the new robot overlords.
The interior rendering for the station on the Roosevelt Island side:
And the Roosevelt Island station's exterior:
· Review Proposed Design of New Manhattan and Roosevelt Island Tram Stations [Roosevelt Islander]
· Tram Station Improvement Presentation [Scribd]
· Roosevelt Island Tram coverage