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This Looming L Train Shutdown Isn't Williamsburg's First Mass Transit Panic

This Looming L Train Shutdown Isn't Williamsburg's First Mass Transit Panic

The existing Williamsburg Bridge was almost torn down in 1988 and replaced by this. (Pei Cobb Freed & Partners) In 1987, the Williamsburg Bridge was in a dire state of disrepair. Its cables were corroding, the...

The MTA's Looming L Train Shutdown Has North Brooklyn Panicking

The MTA's Looming L Train Shutdown Has North Brooklyn Panicking

(Courtesy Luke Ohlson) More than 100 business owners, residents, and commuters gathered at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg this morning to demand answers regarding the potential years-long shutdown of L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan. At...

Town Hall Meeting On Looming L Train Shutdown Set For Thursday Morning

Town Hall Meeting On Looming L Train Shutdown Set For Thursday Morning

(Michael Semensohn/Flickr) A group of politicians, business owners, community groups, and local residents dubbing itself "The L Coalition" is holding a town hall tomorrow to voice their concerns to the MTA. This is the first major...

Williamsburg Could Really Use That South 4th Subway Line Now

Williamsburg Could Really Use That South 4th Subway Line Now

(Michael Tapp / Flickr) In most of this country, 230,000 people is enough for a big city. In New York, it’s the number of people who ride the L Train under the East River every day,...

Video: Broadway Junction L Riders React To Possibility Of Being Cut Off From Manhattan For Yearsvideo

Video: Broadway Junction L Riders React To Possibility Of Being Cut Off From Manhattan For Years

The MTA is contemplating a complete shutdown of L Train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan in the coming years, and while tensions are running high at the Bedford Avenue stop, other high-traffic stations along the line are also coming to grips with the possibility.

Video: L Train Riders At Bedford Ave React To Multi-Year Shutdown Newsvideo

Video: L Train Riders At Bedford Ave React To Multi-Year Shutdown News

The MTA is considering completely suspending L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan for years in order to repair saltwater damage from Hurricane Sandy in the train tunnels under the East River. The project is expected to begin in 2017 and could take as many as three years to complete, depending on whether the MTA completely suspends service or tries accomplishing the work on nights and weekends.

L Train Service Between Brooklyn & Manhattan May Be Shut Down For Years

L Train Service Between Brooklyn & Manhattan May Be Shut Down For Years

(Michael Semensohn/Flickr) Governor Cuomo’s announcement last week that 30 subway stations would be completely closed for months at a time in order to properly “revamp” them was greeted with groans by riders. But a disruption of...

The House Of L Train Is In Effect Y'all

The House Of L Train Is In Effect Y'all

(via) L train commuters are feeling the sweet, sweet pain this morning, due to a dreaded "earlier incident" involving a train with mechanical problems at Montrose Avenue and Morgan Avenue. This recurring L line burning sensation...

Man Struck By L Train At Bedford Avenue

Man Struck By L Train At Bedford Avenue

The scene outside the Bedford Avenue L station this afternoon. (Nell Casey/Gothamist) A man was hit by an L train this afternoon at the Bedford Avenue station, according to police and witnesses. Police and firefighters responded...

Your First Monday Subway Commute Of 2016 Is <em>So</em> 2015

Your First Monday Subway Commute Of 2016 Is So 2015

A new year, a new hope to exert some control over our quiet lives—try eating flaxseed, join a book club, get to work a few minutes early so you can enjoy that fancy cereal with the flaxseed...

NYPD: Help Find This L Train Station Shooter

NYPD: Help Find This L Train Station Shooter

(Darius A. / Foursquare) A 35-year-old man was shot in the leg at a Brooklyn train station last week, and now the police are hoping the public can help them find the assailant. According to the...

Man Assaulted & Robbed On L Train In Brooklyn

Man Assaulted & Robbed On L Train In Brooklyn

DCPI Police are looking for two suspects who assaulted and robbed a man on the L train this week. The incident happened on Thursday, November 26th around 8:30 p.m. The 42-year-old male victim was already aboard...

Oh L Train, You Old So-And-So

Oh L Train, You Old So-And-So

FILE PHOTO... FROM YESTERDAY (Nell Casey/Gothamist) "How about that L train?" has joined the official NYC Exasperation Lexicon alongside other familiar rhetorical questions like "It's not a big group birthday dinner is it?" and "Is that...

It Puts The L Train In The Basket Or Else It Gets The Hose Again

It Puts The L Train In The Basket Or Else It Gets The Hose Again

(Pearce_pics / Flickr) A subway train with mechanical problems at Graham Avenue brought the L-as-in-L0ser line to its knees this morning, but today is Friday, so at least you get to hear people say, "Hey, at...

Cozy Straphanger Mancorners On The L Train

Cozy Straphanger Mancorners On The L Train

(Arielle) Everyone pays $2.75 to ride the subway, but some of us decide we're entitled to a first class upgrade. Subway seats might be blanketed in skin and filth and weaponized chlamydia, but is that any...

[UPDATE] Brooklyn L Train Service Partially Suspended Due To Broken Rail

[UPDATE] Brooklyn L Train Service Partially Suspended Due To Broken Rail

Once again #LTrain disaster. No L train service from Lorimer St Station to Queens. pic.twitter.com/tUyvqrysbL— Sahadev Poudel (@Sahadevision) October 1, 2015 [UPDATE BELOW] You know better than to expect much from the L train during rush hour,...

Video: Just Two Ladies Nonchalantly Sharing A Giant Snake On The L Train NBDvideo

Video: Just Two Ladies Nonchalantly Sharing A Giant Snake On The L Train NBD

Eh. It used to be avant-garde to take your snake on a subway ride. But like most things in this city, every transplant's got their own train snake these days, likely procured at Urban Outfitters somewhere...

Straphangers Take A Ride On The Emotional Rollercoaster That Is The L Train

Straphangers Take A Ride On The Emotional Rollercoaster That Is The L Train

Nell Casey/Gothamist By now, you'd think straphangers would be prepared for anything whenever they willingly entered the platform for the L train, the city's most punctually punitive subway line. Mechanical problems, heat waves, and love-ins have...

Rush Hour L Train Service Disemboweled By

Rush Hour L Train Service Disemboweled By "Mechanical Problems"

(Courtesy Conz Preti) The L line was reduced to a crumpled husk of spilled entrails this morning due to a train with "mechanical problems" stuck at the Third Avenue station shortly before 9 a.m. Some commuters,...

Man Fatally Struck By L Train In Manhattan

Man Fatally Struck By L Train In Manhattan

matt heidelberger's flickr A man was fatally struck by the L train in Manhattan last night. What's going on on the Bedford stop on l train? #williamsburg pic.twitter.com/SWHyJFKKZD— Deborah Wilson (@dkatwilson) August 8, 2015 According to...

L Train Pain In A Heat Wave Is The Worst L Train Pain Of Them All

L Train Pain In A Heat Wave Is The Worst L Train Pain Of Them All

A Thursday morning in Purgatory. (Nell Casey/Gothamist) There's nothing more pleasant than waking up on a Thursday morning half-drowned in a pool of your own sweat, having still not purchased an air-conditioner and thus transformed your...

L Train Rider Robbed Of iPhone While Train Was Stopped At Lorimer

L Train Rider Robbed Of iPhone While Train Was Stopped At Lorimer

Via Wikipedia A man sitting inside an L train had his phone stolen by someone standing on the platform. According to the NYPD, the robbery occurred at about 1:45 p.m. on Monday, July 13th. The subway...

Help Cops Find This L Train Masturbator

Help Cops Find This L Train Masturbator

Police want the public to help them find a man accused of fondling himself on a subway last month in Brooklyn. According to the NYPD, this happened on a Tuesday, June 30th, at 7:30 p.m., when...

What's All This About Delays On The L Train?

What's All This About Delays On The L Train?

New York City's premiere subway line, the L, is widely acclaimed for its spacious, sanitary cars; its world class in-train entertainment; and its romantic ambiance. But above all, it is punctuality that has made the L the...

Man's Leg Mangled By L Train In Manhattan

Man's Leg Mangled By L Train In Manhattangallery

A man suffered a horrific leg injury in Manhattan when his leg was mangled by the L train early Saturday morning. According to the FDNY, the incident happened just around 1 a.m. Saturday at the L train...

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L Train "Armageddon" This Morning Following Mechanical Problems & East Village Fatality

Don't go down there! L to BK parked in the station and no L to NYC. 9 people deep and counting...#Ltrain #Brooklyn A photo posted by @jjuds on Jun 18, 2015 at 5:28am PDT An unidentified...

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

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

(Troy McCullough / Flickr) Last year, real estate blog The Brick Underground took on the daunting task of mapping rents along the L line, proving unsurprisingly that Williamsburg and Bushwick are not cheap. In the year...

The MTA Hopes These Tweaks Will Make Trains Less Crowded

The MTA Hopes These Tweaks Will Make Trains Less Crowded

It's not your imagination. The L train is really one of the most crowded. (Michael Semensohn/Flickr) It's no secret that the subways are more crowded than ever (which leads them to being later all the time,...

NYPD Seeks Suspects In Brutal L Train Beating

NYPD Seeks Suspects In Brutal L Train Beating

(Anthony/Foursquare) Police released their details on the awful assault of a teenager at an L train station in Brooklyn—an incident that was caught on video. And his attackers allegedly first asked him, "What gang are you...

Happy L Train Couple Sickens Subway Car With Seat-Hogging Love-In

Happy L Train Couple Sickens Subway Car With Seat-Hogging Love-In

(Via @netflixfordogs) How happy is this couple? Are they four subway seats worth of happy? Is anyone? The issue is not that the train is crowded, it's that such a flagrant display of quiet contentedness is...

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