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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...

Happy Monday: L Trains To Manhattan Are Back (With Delays) After "Rail Condition"

Happy Monday: L Trains To Manhattan Are Back (With Delays) After

Via @alanmoo Good luck, L train riders. The MTA says, "Due to a rail condition at Bedford Av, the following service changes are in effect: 8 Av bound L trains are terminating at Bedford Av." But...

Watch Out: Smartphones Snatched From F, M, L Riders At 14th Street Subway Station

Watch Out: Smartphones Snatched From F, M, L Riders At 14th Street Subway Station

The police are looking for a group of robbers targeting subway riders at the F, M, L station in Manhattan. Police say that four people have had their smartphones taken at the 14th Street and 6th...

Man Fatally Struck By L Train At First Avenue

Man Fatally Struck By L Train At First Avenue

Courtesy nrvlowdown's flickr The L has been suspended in both directions between 8th Avenue and Bedford Avenue after a man jumped in front of an oncoming train at 1st Avenue this afternoon, according to police. The...

[UPDATE] The L Train Will Pull Down Your Pants & Taunt You

[UPDATE] The L Train Will Pull Down Your Pants & Taunt You

14th Street right now, from Gothamist tipster S.N. [UPDATE BELOW] The MTA's poor, chewed up old L train is limping along at a funereal pace today thanks to, well, the brutal nature of its existence. Due...

Beware L & F Train Pain, Metro-North Delays & More Fun Commute Issues Tonight

Beware L & F Train Pain, Metro-North Delays & More Fun Commute Issues Tonight

Via Instagram Though this morning's commute was surprisingly smooth considering we're still living in the tundra, tonight looks a little less pleasant. Thanks to an earlier power outage on Metro-North, the MTA tells us there are...

Video: Subway Fashion Show Hits The L Train

Video: Subway Fashion Show Hits The L Trainvideo

Kim Mesches Fashion Week is in full swing now with fur-shaming and temper-tantrums we've come to expect—but one designer kicked things off a bit early on the underground mass transit runway we call the subway. Below,...

How Was The L Train This Morning?

How Was The L Train This Morning?

(Nell Casey/Gothamist) It's Wednesday, it's 20 degrees outside, and Jon Stewart's abandoning us in our time of need. So, naturally, the L picked this particular morning to go completely haywire, as if you needed any more...

The MTA Is Going To F Your L

The MTA Is Going To F Your L

We'll miss you, L train. (Idle Type / Flickr) If you live off the L train, now is the time to move. MOVE NOW OR FOREVER HOLD YOUR PEACE/GET TRAPPED IN BROOKLYN. Because, as we were...

Cops: Have You Seen This L Train Groper?

Cops: Have You Seen This L Train Groper?

The police are hoping the public can help them identify a man accused of forcibly touching a female subway passenger on an L train last month. According to the NYPD, the incident occurred around 2:45 p.m....

Here's Why The Subway Made You Late For Work This Morning

Here's Why The Subway Made You Late For Work This Morning

Were you late for work today? Me too! The MTA tells us a sick passenger at Roosevelt Ave delayed the F, M, and E trains this morning, and a sick passenger at Grand Central set off the...

Brace Yourself For A Future Full Of L Train Pain

Brace Yourself For A Future Full Of L Train Pain

We'll miss you, L train. (Idle Type / Flickr) It's been a while since the L train gifted riders with weeks and weeks of work-related misery. But it appears our brief respite has come to an...

L Train Delays & UBER Scarcity Make Monday Morning Complete

L Train Delays & UBER Scarcity Make Monday Morning Complete

(Courtesy Nik Nadolski) L train service was suspended during the morning rush today when the emergency brakes were activated on a Brooklyn-bound train. Mondays, amirite? Service has resumed, but with residual delays. MTA spokesman Adam Lisberg...

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