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The L Train is Shutting Down For at Least 18 Months, Going to Brooklyn Remains Trash

Source There will be no L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan for a year-and-a-half, starting in January of 2019. The decision comes after months of hand-wringing and public hearings, during which the MTA presented two painful options for necessary repair work to the Sandy-damaged L train tunnel under the East River: The chosen plan, which will finish the job faster but with a bigger disruption, and a three year option, which would have allowed for limited L train service to continue.  243 more words

L train will close for 18 months in Manhattan in 2019, MTA says

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

The MTA announced this morning that the L train will be completely shut down between Brooklyn and Manhattan for 18 months beginning in January, 2019. 852 more words

Hurricane Sandy

Afternoon Bulletin: The L Train Apocalypse Is Officially Happening

And so it begins. The MTA announced this morning that the L train will be completely shut down between Brooklyn and Manhattan for 18 months starting in 2019 in order to repair lasting damages from Hurricane Sandy. 571 more words

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MTA: L Train Tunnel To Shut Down For 18 Months In 2019 For Sandy Repairs

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The L subway service’s tunnel will be closed entirely for 18 months in 2019 to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy… 659 more words

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Critical Maintenance Shuts Down Portion Of Baltimore Metro

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Critical maintenance is shutting down a portion of Baltimore’s subway system, and it will impact thousands of riders who rely on it each day. 186 more words

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The Future of MTA Subways

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week the next steps for NYCs MTA Subways, and the future is full of technological advances that were a long time coming. 312 more words

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NYC Officials Need To Prioritize Buses If They Want To Increase Ridership, Advocate Says

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If New York City officials want more people to ride buses, then the bus system has to be a top priority, advocates said. 114 more words

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