The Rockaway Beach Rail Line is also being considered for the QueensWay, officials said.
Locals’ opinions will be taken into consideration for the final design.
The rail line is also being considered to become the Queensway, Queens' version of the High Line.
Two prominent architecture firms will lead a study of the viability of the QueensWay project.
Two firms are in the running to complete a feasibility study for the Queens High Line.
Reps. Jeffries and Meeks back revitalization of the old rail line.
On Tuesday, voters from Southeast Queens will choose a new City Council member.
The QueensWay project would turn 3.5 miles of abandoned rail tracks into a public park.
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