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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...

Warning: The L Is F'd Right Now

Warning: The L Is F'd Right Now

Just in time for the evening rush, a train with mechanical problems has snarled the commute at Bedford Avenue. According to the MTA, there is limited service between Myrtle-Wyckoff and 8th Avenue in both directions. If you...

Before Testing Positive For Ebola, NYC Doctor Took Subways To Williamsburg, Used Uber To Head Back To Harlem

Before Testing Positive For Ebola, NYC Doctor Took Subways To Williamsburg, Used Uber To Head Back To Harlemgallery

The doctor who had been in West Africa, treating Ebola patients, has tested positive for Ebola. Dr. Craig Spencer has been quarantined at Bellevue, and NYC Mayor de Blasio, NY Governor Cuomo and New York health officials...

L Train Exodus After Person Falls Onto Train Tracks

L Train Exodus After Person Falls Onto Train Tracks

bdingel The L train is running with heavy delays this morning after a person fell onto the tracks near Union Square. FDNY says the incident happened just before 9 a.m. when a person fell onto the...

The NYPD Now Has A Twitter Account Dedicated To The L Train

The NYPD Now Has A Twitter Account Dedicated To The L Train

Via @NYPDLTrain The NYPD is really getting into this Twitter thing, and now the department has launched an account just about the L train. Today they're handing out fliers to L train riders in order to...

Brooklyn Man Arrested For Beating Woman On L Train

Brooklyn Man Arrested For Beating Woman On L Train

The NYPD has arrested a man they believe assaulted a 54-year-old woman on the L train last month, after she allegedly tried to stop him from hitting his child. According to authorities, 24-year-old Jasner Jimenez was...

Woman Assaulted On L Train After Trying To Stop Man From Hitting Child

Woman Assaulted On L Train After Trying To Stop Man From Hitting Child

A 54-year-old woman was allegedly attacked by a man on a Manhattan-bound L train after she tried to stop him from hitting his child. According to the NYPD, the victim was attacked on Saturday, July 26th...

Is The L Train Having Problems This Morning? What Do YOU Think?

Is The L Train Having Problems This Morning? What Do YOU Think?

Due to signal problems between 8 Avenue and Canarsie-Rockaway Parkway, L train service was completely suspended for about 45 minutes this morning between 8th Avenue and Broadway Junction. As of 8:20 a.m. service has resumed, but with...

[UPDATE] L Train Service Staggers Back After FDNY Investigation

[UPDATE] L Train Service Staggers Back After FDNY Investigation

The FDNY outside in an entrance to the L train. (via) Service on the L line is currently suspended due to "FDNY activity" between 1st Avenue and Bedford Avenue. As of 8:30 a.m., there is NO...

Live From The L Train, A Drunken Sing-A-Long Of video

Live From The L Train, A Drunken Sing-A-Long Of "God Bless America"

There's nothing more calming than being crammed on to a subway car that you cannot escape as drunk bros yell "Free Bird!" before serenading you a rendition of "God Bless America" and pounding on the ceiling...

It's Monday, And The L Train Is Here To Drive The Point Home

It's Monday, And The L Train Is Here To Drive The Point Home

The L train created a Monday morning rush hour hellscape apocalypse Y2K nuclear winter today, pulling down the pants of thousands of commuters and taunting them mercilessly with two separate "incidents." The fun first started at the...

Tracking The Insane Rents Along The L Line

Tracking The Insane Rents Along The L Line

Spandex costs extra. (Idle Type / Flickr) It's no secret that the L train is supercooltrendyhip now, what with the Urban Outfitters bars and JeffRidgeWickTownBergLyns springing up all over the place. And, as decreed by the...

69-Year-Old Woman In A Coma After Being Beaten On L Train

69-Year-Old Woman In A Coma After Being Beaten On L Train

arieℓℓito's flickr A 69-year-old woman has been put into a medically-induced coma after she was brutally beaten on the L train this month. Police say that victim Gladys Castro was attacked on a Manhattan-bound L train...

We're Getting More L And M Trains This Fall

We're Getting More L And M Trains This Fall

tom starkweather's flickr The MTA's already promised to boost L train service during rush hour, and now they're making your Saturday night all the better, adding a few more Trains of Luuuuurve on weekends and evenings...

MTA Uses High Tech Plastic Cup Device To Clear Floodwatervideo

MTA Uses High Tech Plastic Cup Device To Clear Floodwater

Sisyphus was punished for being a "cunning knave" and forced to push a boulder uphill—only to watch it roll back down—for eternity. It really makes you wonder what this poor MTA worker did. Is that a cup?...

Watch Straphangers React To A Squealing Saxophonevideo

Watch Straphangers React To A Squealing Saxophone

You're on the subway, it's packed, you just want to be home... but you're zoning out to some smooth jams provided by this sax player, so it's pretty chill. Until he decides to start improving with...

L Train Groper On The Loose, Cops Say

L Train Groper On The Loose, Cops Say

The NYPD is looking for a man accused of groping a woman on an L train last week. The police say that on April 8, around 7:05 p.m., a 28-year-old woman was riding a Brooklyn-bound L...

Men Charged With Reckless Endangerment For Breakdancing On L Train

Men Charged With Reckless Endangerment For Breakdancing On L Train

(daniel.gene on Flickr) At the start of 2014, two men were arrested for breakdancing on a crowded A train, which sparked a debate about the subway etiquette of breakdancing. Several people complained about breakdancers on the...

Man Walks Off After Nearly Getting Hit By L Train

Man Walks Off After Nearly Getting Hit By L Train

arieℓℓito's flickr A man who managed to miss getting creamed by a train after he jumped onto the subway tracks to fetch his cell phone not only survived, he was so unperturbed by his brush with...

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