Biden called on Congress to authorize $85 billion to “modernize existing transit and help agencies expand their systems to meet rider demand,” which could help pay for the $6.8 billion extension of the Second Ave. subway line from 96th St. to 125th St. and Lexington Ave.

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President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan injects new hope into the MTA’s long-stalled plan to extend the Second Ave. subway into East Harlem and would help dislodge a backlog of other big-budget transportation projects in New York.

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