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This is How People Are Reacting to the Impending L Train Closure

Subway riders who waited months to hear what fate will befall the L train got their answer on Monday, when the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that the Canarsie tunnel that runs under the East River will close for 18 months, starting in 2019. 1,163 more words

No Pain, No Train: One of Brooklyn’s Busiest Subway Lines Will Shut Down in 2019

One of the city’s most heavily used subway lines is getting shut down at the tail end of this decade. While it’s nearly three years away, there will be “L” to pay. 593 more words

Real Estate

Metro-North, LIRR mobile ticketing app to launch in August

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s eTix mobile ticketing app will be available to all MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and MTA Metro-North Railroad riders by the end of the summer, New York Gov. 285 more words


New Yorkers can start using a secret subway tunnel under Central Park this December

Sitting below one of the most famous parks in the world is a half-mile train tunnel built by the city of New York forty years ago that you won’t find on any subway map. 209 more words


There’s a good chance the Second Avenue Subway won’t be finished on time

An MTA honcho is worried the Second Avenue subway line won’t be completed on time — because construction crews are simply not showing up for work. 189 more words

Public Transit

Elon Musk’s Partners Propose Bad Idea For the L Train Shutdown

Today is a first for me! Normally my major “product lines” do not clash with each other. But today we have NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority clashing with some of the folks involved with HYPERLOOP. 247 more words


MTA mulls months-long closures to fix L Line subway tunnel

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) could close its L line Canarsie subway tunnel for as long as 18 months for repairs, New York City media reported yesterday. 196 more words