BQX streetcar: Photos of prototype by Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector

A prototype of the proposed Brooklyn Queens Connector streetcar was introduced at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Monday.

The prototype, which features plush red decor and leaning cushions, aims to provide equal transportation access for all neighborhoods along the Brooklyn-Queens waterfront, according to Friends of BQX.

The prototype can accommodate 150 people and features street-level boarding, Friends of BQX said.

The prototype cost $100,000 to make, according to Friends of the BQX.


The proposed light rail would run from Astoria, Queens, to Sunset Park, Brooklyn, but station locations have not been determined yet.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said he hopes this will be a project with plenty of community input.