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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...

Uber Offering $2.75 Carpools To & From Bushwick For The Rest Of The L-Pocalypse

Uber Offering $2.75 Carpools To & From Bushwick For The Rest Of The L-Pocalypse

(Jean Phillippe WALLET/Shutterstock) The L-Pocalypse's penultimate weekend is upon us, with MTA workers finishing up all that track work that will keep the L from breaking down every six seconds. Good work so far! Meanwhile, Uber's...

After A Weekend Off, The L Train Takes Monday Morning Off Too

After A Weekend Off, The L Train Takes Monday Morning Off Toovideo

.@Gothamist report on L train fuckup so my boss doesn't fire me pic.twitter.com/Jrex16qkuf— Hannah Stamler (@hstamler) May 4, 2015 Oh, so this is why young, creative New Yorkers are moving to L.A.: At 8:51 a.m., the MTA...

UPDATE: L Train Now Running With Delays, Following

UPDATE: L Train Now Running With Delays, Following "Police Activity"

arieℓℓito's flickr [UPDATE] Service has resumed with "residual delays." You may as well just walk anyway. [ORIGINAL POST] The L is down between 14th Street Union Square and 8th Avenue due to "police activity." Go ahead,...

MTA Increasing Service On L, 2, 7, & M Lines

MTA Increasing Service On L, 2, 7, & M Lines

Cozy! (Via @alanmoo) With straphangers bracing themselves for Round 2 of the dreaded L-Pocalypse tonight, it's worth remembering that the MTA giveth as the MTA taketh away—the agency says they're increasing service on the L, in...

Hop Aboard The Bus To Smorg For Easy Passage To Williamsburg On Saturday

Hop Aboard The Bus To Smorg For Easy Passage To Williamsburg On Saturday

No train, no crowds! (Scott Lynch / Gothamist) Judging by the state of Bedford Avenue last weekend, the L train shutdown did little to dissuade the masses from descending on Williamsburg like locusts drawn by the...

Report: The Subway Is More Crowded Than Ever

Report: The Subway Is More Crowded Than Ever

Jen Chung/Gothamist A report released today by the MTA breaks down some sobering statistics on subway ridership in 2014. First, the broad strokes: ridership grew 2.6% last year, to 1.751 billion sardines. That's the highest annual...

Photos: Here's Why The L Train Isn't Running This Weekendgallery

Photos: Here's Why The L Train Isn't Running This Weekend

The Twitter Pit of Despair has been all a-flutter this weekend thanks to the start of the dreaded L-Pocalypse. But though the five-weekend service suspension from 8th Avenue to Lorimer Street is quite unpleasant, the MTA...

L-Pocalypse Now: Mankind Weeps In The Face Of The L Shutdown

L-Pocalypse Now: Mankind Weeps In The Face Of The L Shutdown

Via @CafeGhia's Twitter The L train shutdown is upon us, forcing Manhattanites and North Brooklynites to remain in their respective boroughs for the next five weekends, or experience longer cross-river commutes via the G, J &...

Look For Changes On The 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, A, D, E, F, J, M, Q & R Lines This Weekend. And Don't Even With The L

Look For Changes On The 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, A, D, E, F, J, M, Q & R Lines This Weekend. And Don't Even With The L

(Courtesy Billy Devine) L train riders in Brooklyn are preparing for five (blissful?) weekends without Manhattanites piling out of the Bedford station like rats fleeing a tsunami, but it's not like the rest of the subway...

Uber Offering $5 Carpools To & From Williamsburg During Dreaded L Train Shutdown

Uber Offering $5 Carpools To & From Williamsburg During Dreaded L Train Shutdown

Meet-cutes ahoy. (Jean Phillippe WALLET/Shutterstock) The L train will begin its first of five hibernation weekends today, suspending service between 8th Avenue and Lorimer Street Friday night through Monday morning until May 18th. There are some...

Smorgasburg Vendors Launch Shuttle Bus During Weekend L Train Shutdowns

Smorgasburg Vendors Launch Shuttle Bus During Weekend L Train Shutdowns

No train, no crowds! (Scott Lynch / Gothamist) Unfortunate L Train dwellers are preparing for the L-pocalyse this weekend, when the little gray line that could couldn't vanishes from its usual post for the next five...

Man Found Dead On L Train In Brooklyn

Man Found Dead On L Train In Brooklyn

matt heidelberger's flickr A dead man was found on the L train in Brooklyn early this morning. Police say that the man, who did not have any ID but is believed to be in his 60s,...

[UPDATE] L Train Will Go Poof For 5 Weekends Starting NEXT FRIDAY

[UPDATE] L Train Will Go Poof For 5 Weekends Starting NEXT FRIDAY

We'll miss you, L train. (Idle Type / Flickr) [UPDATE BELOW] Now that the 7 train has made its triumphant return to nearly regular service, the L train is ready to start playing games with your...

Worried Brooklyn Business Owners Are Begging MTA To Postpone L Train Shutdown

Worried Brooklyn Business Owners Are Begging MTA To Postpone L Train Shutdown

Courtesy ultraclay!'s flickr The L train is about to go into hibernation, with upcoming service changes that'll suspend service between Brooklyn and Manhattan for a total of five weekends starting next month. And though this is...

NYPD: These Two Teens Punched An L Train Conductor

NYPD: These Two Teens Punched An L Train Conductor

Police are looking for two suspects who attacked an L train conductor last month in the 75th Precinct, which covers East New York. According to the NYPD, at about 2:40 p.m. on February 25th, the female...

Hairy Commute: L Train Doors Close On Lady's Coiffure

Hairy Commute: L Train Doors Close On Lady's Coiffure

(Courtesy Brett Sosnik / Twitter) There are worse things than hair to get stuck between subway doors, like divorce papers or pad thai, but this is still pretty unfortunate. Last night one L train commuter managed...

Here's Something You Can Do About The Insufferable L Train

Here's Something You Can Do About The Insufferable L Train

We'll miss you, L train. (Idle Type / Flickr) The L train is not doing great. Riders have been plagued by incredibly irritating service mishaps—this week alone, trains couldn't run into Manhattan during Monday and Tuesday...

Deja Vu Again: No L Trains To Manhattan Due To Bedford Ave. Rail Condition

Deja Vu Again: No L Trains To Manhattan Due To Bedford Ave. Rail Condition

Taken at the Lorimer station by Billy Devine, who tells us, "I hopped a train back home, going to make a hearty breakfast and try again in a bit. Why fight the L train? Hey, it's...

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