For a long time the people of New York have been agitotiug the subject of rapid transit. Various schemes have been proposed looking to the attainment of that desiderátum, but each had lts defeets and all have in turn been re jected. Finally a commission, coniposed of some of tho eminent architects and leading business men of New York, was appointed to invite proposals and inspect plans for the promoj ion of cheap and rapid trimspor tation in the city and Bttbwrba. The reI port of this commission has just been i published. From more than 100 plans the Commisaioners have seleoted and adopted three, either of whioh may be ! oonsteuoted singly or by combining the three. They are a single track rpad on ! each side of strcets, over the sidewalks, elevated on a single line of columns, or I a double-track toad over the center of streets, on posta placed in the roadway, iust spanning the horse-car tracks, or supportod 011 Gotbio ar'tuos spanning the street f rom curb fc curb, accordmg to plans prcbonted by Pvicbard P. Morgan, Jr., of Blooraington, IU. It w probuble that ouo of these plans will be adopted, and that en; lofig the great city of New York wiD be traversed by a netvork of elevated railways.