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Activists Push Williamsburg Grand Street Redesign For L Train Shutdown & Beyond

Activists Push Williamsburg Grand Street Redesign For L Train Shutdown & Beyond

(Joshel Melgarejo/Gothamist) Dozens of transit advocates gathered at the Brooklyn bike entrance to the Williamsburg Bridge on Tuesday night to announce a campaign for safer and more efficient pedestrian, cyclist and commuter flow on Grand Street...

Still No L Train Between Manhattan & Brooklyn Following Morning Hotbox

Still No L Train Between Manhattan & Brooklyn Following Morning Hotbox

Jen Holland Earlier this morning, smoke conditions between the Bedford and 1st Avenue stops on the L train line caused multiple trains and stations to be evacuated. No one was injured in the morning incident (although...

[Updates] L Trains Evacuated After Subway Fills Up With Smoke

[Updates] L Trains Evacuated After Subway Fills Up With Smoke

Jen Holland Updates Below L train service between Brooklyn and 8th Avenue in Manhattan was suspended during this morning's rush hour after the tunnel under the East River—and some train cars—filled up with smoke. But of...

NYPD: This Man Yelled 'BOMB' On The L Train & Counted Down From Five

NYPD: This Man Yelled 'BOMB' On The L Train & Counted Down From Five

Photograph by Stefan Georgi / Flickr Hours before an explosion rocked Chelsea on Saturday, a subway passenger yelled "BOMB!" and then counted down from five, according to police. Now the NYPD intends to charge him with...

Create A Winning Plan For 14th Street During L Train Doomsday & Win Cash Prizes

Create A Winning Plan For 14th Street During L Train Doomsday & Win Cash Prizes

14th Street looking west from 2nd Avenue. Photo courtesy of Transportation Alternatives Earlier this month, we announced L-ternative Visions: Reimagining 14th Street and Beyond, a collaboration between Gothamist and Transportation Alternatives that seeks to harness the...

This Is Your Chance To Make L-maggedon Less L'apocalyptic

This Is Your Chance To Make L-maggedon Less L'apocalyptic

14th Street looking west from 2nd Avenue. Photo courtesy of Transportation Alternatives In January 2019, the MTA will suspend all L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan, and halt L service within Manhattan, severing a vital...

Is Everyone Who Relies On The L Train A Whiny Baby Who Needs To 'Suck It Up'?

Is Everyone Who Relies On The L Train A Whiny Baby Who Needs To 'Suck It Up'?

(Billy Devine) “Suck it up,” suggest commuters living in “subway deserts,” helpfully, to north Brooklyn straphangers in the headline of a recent New York Times article about the impending shutdown of L train service between Brooklyn...

Brooklyn Man Dies From Electrocution On 1st Avenue L Train Tracks

Brooklyn Man Dies From Electrocution On 1st Avenue L Train Tracks

Ariel Dovas/flickr A man was shocked to death after falling off of the First Avenue L train platform and onto the electrified third rail Saturday night. According to police, the 31-year-old Brooklyn man hit the third...

NYPD On Hunt For Man Who Hit Woman With Stick On L Train Platformvideo

NYPD On Hunt For Man Who Hit Woman With Stick On L Train Platform

The NYPD is looking for a man they say hit a woman with a stick at the Livonia Avenue L station in East New York this week. According to police, at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, a...

Mayor De Blasio Open To Closing 14th Street During L Train Shutdown

Mayor De Blasio Open To Closing 14th Street During L Train Shutdown

There have been numerous suggestions for how to compensate when the L train takes an extended spa vacation for 18 months beginning in 2019. One of the louder—and more rational, let's be real—has called for closing 14th...

Williamsburg's Small Business Owners Are Dreading L-Mageddon: 'The Impact Will Hit Like A Bomb'

Williamsburg's Small Business Owners Are Dreading L-Mageddon: 'The Impact Will Hit Like A Bomb'

(Little Building / Flickr) Chris Miller, 25, and Pat Curry, 30, signed their seven-year lease on Cafe Beit on Bedford Avenue two hours before the first reports of an impending L train shutdown. Now that shutdown...

MTA Is Considering Multiple Options To Help L Train Shutdown Victims

MTA Is Considering Multiple Options To Help L Train Shutdown Victims

A fun preview (Billy Devine). Now that the MTA has confirmed its decision to suspend L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan for 18 months starting in January 2019, the authority says its shifting focus to...

Cruel Monday Morning L Train Gives Brooklyn A Taste Of The Forthcoming L'apocalpyse

Cruel Monday Morning L Train Gives Brooklyn A Taste Of The Forthcoming L'apocalpyse

Minutes after the MTA announced its decision regarding the impending Full L Train Manhattan Shutdown Armageddon-The-Ferry, the MTA gave commuters a sobering, fiery taste of what life will be like for those who rely on the L...

It's Official: No L Train To (Or Through) Manhattan For 18 Months

It's Official: No L Train To (Or Through) Manhattan For 18 Months

Goodbye to all that. (Troy McCullough / Flickr) 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...

L Train Monday Meltdown: Heavy Delays Due To Smoke Reports At First Ave

L Train Monday Meltdown: Heavy Delays Due To Smoke Reports At First Ave

In a humorless Monday morning preview of the impending L-pocalypse, L train service was down between Bedford Avenue and 8th Avenue in both directions this morning. Service resumed shortly before 10:00 a.m., but residual delays are expected....

Here's What It Costs To Rent Along The L Line In Brooklyn These Days

Here's What It Costs To Rent Along The L Line In Brooklyn These Days

(Troy McCullough / Flickr) For those of you who hoped news of the impending L train shutdown would drive out all the rich people so Williamsburg can dedouchefy, there's good news and there's bad news. According...

Floating Inflatable East River Tunnel Proposed For L Train Doomsday Survivorsgallery

Floating Inflatable East River Tunnel Proposed For L Train Doomsday Survivors

It bears repeating that the vast majority of New Yorkers will be relatively unaffected by the forthcoming disruption of L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan. But for the 225,000 people who take the train between the...

'Transportation Ninjas' Will Reveal L Train Doomsday Alternatives This Sunday

'Transportation Ninjas' Will Reveal L Train Doomsday Alternatives This Sunday

Dan Levy has proposed the East River Skyway in 2014, and is now floating the idea as an alternative to L train service during the forthcoming shutdown. (East River Skyway) Though it's still more than two...

Lawmakers Push For Car-Free 14th Street During L Train Shutdown

Lawmakers Push For Car-Free 14th Street During L Train Shutdown

It's always a party on the L line! (Billy Devine) At a meeting last month on the eventual disruption to L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan, State Senator Brad Hoylman floated an idea that earned...

MTA Finally Faces Canarsie Residents Over L Train Tunnel Shutdown

MTA Finally Faces Canarsie Residents Over L Train Tunnel Shutdown

The last stop on the L train in Canarsie. (Pete of Brooklyn / Flickr) MTA officials faced a wearily resigned public during last night's meeting in Canarsie, Brooklyn about the looming L train shutdown. Canarsie is...

Report: 77% Of L Train Riders Want Complete, 18 Month Shutdown

Report: 77% Of L Train Riders Want Complete, 18 Month Shutdown

More than three quarters of commuters who live along the L train route would prefer a complete, 18 month suspension of service while the MTA does necessary repairs to the Hurricane Sandy-damaged Canarsie Tube over a three-year...

Watch This L Train Fill With Mysterious Smokevideo

Watch This L Train Fill With Mysterious Smoke

A lot of odd things happen on the subway—brie cheese feasts, for instance, or zoological experiments, or seamless service (the oddest phenomenon of them all). Yesterday, one Redditor's roommate witnessed his share of strange when the L...

L-Train Shutdown Might Turn 14th Street Into A Bus-Only Zone

L-Train Shutdown Might Turn 14th Street Into A Bus-Only Zone

(Michael Semensohn/Flickr) Last night, the MTA held its second public meeting regarding the forthcoming L train shutdown that's set to begin in 2019. The meeting followed the same format as last week's—an hour of presentations and...

Manhattanites Will Get Their L Train Shutdown Meeting Thursday Night

Manhattanites Will Get Their L Train Shutdown Meeting Thursday Night

(Billy Devine) Continuing its perfunctory process of holding public meetings ahead of 2019's L train shutdown, the MTA will host a second meeting tomorrow, this time in Manhattan. The meeting will follow the same structure as...

MTA Pushes 18-Month Shutdown Option In First Official L Train Doomsday Meeting

MTA Pushes 18-Month Shutdown Option In First Official L Train Doomsday Meeting

The MTA brought in Sandy-damaged equipment for meeting attendees to peruse last night. (Gothamist / Miranda Katz) After months of speculation and little-to-no word from the MTA, top officials finally discussed the details of the forthcoming...

MTA Presents 2 Poisons: Full L Train Tunnel Shutdown For 18 Months, Or Partial Shutdown For 3 Years

MTA Presents 2 Poisons: Full L Train Tunnel Shutdown For 18 Months, Or Partial Shutdown For 3 Years

It's always a party on the L line! (Billy Devine) Ahead of tonight's first official public hearing for distressed L train riders, the MTA revealed that it is considering two proposals to repair the saltwater damage...

Have You Seen This Alleged L Train Flasher?

Have You Seen This Alleged L Train Flasher?

(DCPI) The NYPD is hoping the public can help them identify a man who allegedly pulled down his pants and exposed himself to L train riders at the Grand Street station in Williamsburg this week. According...

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The MTA "Hasn't Made Up Our Mind" On Totally Shutting Down The L Train

Workers drain water from the Canarsie tube after Sandy on November 7, 2012 (MTA New York City Transit / Marc A. Hermann) Last week, the MTA indicated that it was scheduling the vital yet disruptive repairs...

The MTA Will Let Frustrated L Train Riders Yell At Them In Person Next Month

The MTA Will Let Frustrated L Train Riders Yell At Them In Person Next Month

(Nell Casey / Gothamist) After months of pleading from stakeholders whose homes and businesses lie along the L train, the MTA has finally agreed to hold two public meetings on repairs to the Canarsie Tunnel—work that...

M Train Repairs Could Displace Dozens Of Bushwick Residents For Six Months Or More

M Train Repairs Could Displace Dozens Of Bushwick Residents For Six Months Or More

Two-family row houses on Ditmars Street in Bushwick, where residents could be displaced for six months at least (Google Maps). The MTA recently confirmed its plans to shut down sections of the M train north of...

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