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MTA Exploring Installing Sliding Doors At L Train Stations

MTA Exploring Installing Sliding Doors At L Train Stations

everyplace's flickr A few weeks ago, it was announced that the MTA will reconsider installing sliding doors on some subway platforms in the wake of several high profile subway shoving tragedies. Based on our conversation with...

UPDATE: Unidentifed Man Fatally Struck By L Train At 1st Avenue

UPDATE: Unidentifed Man Fatally Struck By L Train At 1st Avenue

[UPDATE BELOW] A person was struck by an L train at the First Avenue station in Manhattan this morning. At present, the FDNY says they do not have an age or gender on the victim, who...

[Update] L Train Partially Suspended After Man Jumps Onto Subway Tracks

[Update] L Train Partially Suspended After Man Jumps Onto Subway Tracks

Pete of Brooklyn's flickr [Update Below] According to one witness, a man jumped onto the L Train tracks in Brooklyn just before 9:30 a.m. this morning. An FDNY spokesman tells us they are currently in the...

NSFW Photo: L Train Pervert Shows Junk While Wearing Crotchless Nylons

NSFW Photo: L Train Pervert Shows Junk While Wearing Crotchless Nylons

The perv Sure, it was a little brisk last night, but that didn't stop one disgusting dude from wearing "crotchless nylons" and displaying his penis to L train subway passengers. Tipster Melissa Smith sent us distressing...

BREAKING: The L Train Is Running In And Out Of Manhattan Again!

BREAKING: The L Train Is Running In And Out Of Manhattan Again!

L Train service? Everybody rejoice! (idle type's flickr) The L is back in business! It's going to take a little while to get back to full service but rest assured the first trains to Manhattan since...

"Hipsters" Rejoice: The L Train MAY Be Back Today Or Tomorrow

These men are working night and day to bring the L train back so you can complain once again about how slow it is (mta's flickr) Yesterday, we got video evidence that the L Train tunnels...

A Peek Inside The DRY East River L Train Tunnel!

A Peek Inside The DRY East River L Train Tunnel!video

With the G train back in business and the Rockaways getting a temporary shuttle train the last major bit of the subway system that still needs to come back online after Hurricane Sandy is the L...

G Train Resumes Service, L Train Coming Back Soon: MTA

G Train Resumes Service, L Train Coming Back Soon: MTA

The G returns (Scoboco's flickr). Woo hoo! According to the MTA, the G train started rolling again at 9 a.m. and the L, which is essentially out of service, could be back very soon! MTA officials...

Photos: This Is Why There Is No L Service To Manhattan

Photos: This Is Why There Is No L Service To Manhattangallery

As the MTA (impressively!) gets much of its system back online in the wake of Hurricane Sandy (hellllo, B train!) there has been some grumbling about the fact that they still haven't brought the L train back...

Petition Begs MTA To Bring Out G And L Shuttle Buses

Petition Begs MTA To Bring Out G And L Shuttle Buses

Whose leg do you have to hump to get a shuttle bus around these parts? (Change) Earlier today we wondered why the MTA didn't run shuttle buses along the G and L train routes while those...

Why Isn't The MTA Running Shuttle Buses Along The L And G Lines?

Why Isn't The MTA Running Shuttle Buses Along The L And G Lines?

Don't worry guys, you'll be getting this back soon. (idle type's flickr) Many New Yorkers finally got back to their regular commutes after Hurricane Sandy today‐well something like their regular commutes. With the subway system still...

Video: L Train Rider Lets Pet Rat Loose In Subway Car—You Got A Problem With That?video

Video: L Train Rider Lets Pet Rat Loose In Subway Car—You Got A Problem With That?

Straphangers packed into a Brooklyn-bound L train had to keep their distance from a large rat last night, when a man who keeps it as a pet released it from its cage.

Oh, Just Another Night On The Bedford Ave L Platformvideo

Oh, Just Another Night On The Bedford Ave L Platform

Anyone who pays good money to get into the Music Hall of Williamsburg or Public Assembly is a fool—the real party is down on the L train platform at Bedford Avenue, where the crowd is always ready...

100 Degrees And Rising: Website Predicts L Train Platform Temperatures

100 Degrees And Rising: Website Predicts L Train Platform Temperatures

NYC.andre's flickr It's true that Tom Petty already nailed the experience of pacing endlessly on subway platforms on sweltering, late summer nights with his 1981 classic "The Waiting." But if you ever wanted to try to...

Photos: Friday Morning Mess Caps Off Rough Week For L Traingallery

Photos: Friday Morning Mess Caps Off Rough Week For L Train

[UPDATE BELOW] Wednesday night saw heavy delays on the L train when, according to the MTA, there was "an issue with a breaker cable that forced us to turn trains at Bedford Avenue." One commuter reported waiting...

Video: Update On Subway Groper Caught By Vigilante Straphangersvideo

Video: Update On Subway Groper Caught By Vigilante Straphangers

On Saturday, we were treated to this heartwarming video showing a group of subway passenger joining forces to stop and detain an alleged groper on a L train. The suspect was identified as Bronx resident Victor...

Video: Vigilante Subway Justice Leads To L Train Groper Arrestvideo

Video: Vigilante Subway Justice Leads To L Train Groper Arrest

With most subway groper stories we hear, it's pretty rare that straphangers aid the victims—sometimes, passengers actively ignore the victim's cries. But in the video below, something amazing happens: several straphangers band together to help a...

Magical Times: More L Train Service Starting This Weekend

Magical Times: More L Train Service Starting This Weekend

More L Train service? Everybody rejoice! (idle type's flickr) Forget the overcrowding, forget the traumatizing stroller fights, forget the weekend construction, forget the service changes, forget the creepy cabbage patch dolls, forget the Chippendale-lite male dancers—OK,...

[UPDATE] Man Killed By L Train At Union Square, Service Partially Suspended

[UPDATE] Man Killed By L Train At Union Square, Service Partially Suspended

(The L train platform at Third Avenue this morning, courtesy Benjamin Brunning.) We're getting a flood of reports about problems on the L train this morning, and it turns out the cause of the delays is...

MTA Chief Wants 7 Train Extended To Chelsea

MTA Chief Wants 7 Train Extended To Chelsea

Sadly, this bit of the 7 train extension will likely never end up in the Garden State. But maybe Chelsea? (Jake Dobkin / Gothamist). So the 7 train to New Jersey is probably (definitely) not going...

NYPD Arrest Latest L Train Perv But Other Subway Pervs Still Lurk

NYPD Arrest Latest L Train Perv But Other Subway Pervs Still Lurk

Earlier this week, the NYPD asked the public for help in identifying and locating a man who allegedly masturbated on an L train while staring at a female passenger. The passenger took a picture of the...

NYPD: Help Us Find This L Train Perv

NYPD: Help Us Find This L Train Perv

After asking for the public's help in locating an alleged upskirt pervert who was on a 4 train, the NYPD is now asking for help in identifying another subway pervert—this time on the L train—who is...

NYPD Seek Man Who Raped Woman On DeKalb L Train Station Steps

NYPD Seek Man Who Raped Woman On DeKalb L Train Station Steps

The police have released a sketch of a man suspected of raping a woman on the steps of the DeKalb L train station. According to the NYPD, the incident occurred last Friday, April 6, at 3:50...

[Update] Two Occupy Wall Street Activists Arrested For L Train "Priority Seating" Stickers

[Update] Two Occupy Wall Street Activists Arrested For L Train

(Via @OccupyWallStNYC) [Update Below] This week, a pair of Occupy Wall Street activists went around the city affixing "Priority Seating For The 1%" stickers to various subways as a protest to the MTA being underwritten by...

L Train Finally Gets

L Train Finally Gets "Priority Seating" For Its More Refined Riders

(Via @OccupyWallStNYC) Earlier this year, populist everyman Newt Gingrich brought the hammer down on those out of touch "elites" who live in high rises and "ride the subway" like Olympian gods zooming about on gilded subterranean...

L Train Murder Suspect Likely NOT An Occupy Wall Street Protester

L Train Murder Suspect Likely NOT An Occupy Wall Street Protester

Photograph of suspect Ryan Beauchamp on the left; at right, the NYPD sketch of the suspect Yesterday, police arrested a suspect in the death of Joshua Basin, who was fatally hit by an L Train after...

L-Train Murder Suspect Reportedly Arrested

L-Train Murder Suspect Reportedly Arrested

Photograph of suspect Ryan Beauchamp on the left; at right, the NYPD sketch of the suspect The suspect in the death of Joshua Basin at the Bedford Avenue L train stop on Friday night has been...

Police Identify L Train Murder Suspect, Release Photo

Police Identify L Train Murder Suspect, Release Photo

Photograph of suspect Ryan Beauchamp on the left; at right, the NYPD sketch of the suspect Last night, the police released a photograph of the suspect in Friday's L train murder and identified him as Ryan...

L Train Murder Suspect Reportedly Said "It's Showtime" Before Fatal Fight

L Train Murder Suspect Reportedly Said

The scene at Bedford Avenue on Friday night (Brooklyn Hilary's flickr) Late Friday night, a 20-year-old Queens college student was fatally hit by an L Train after a verbal and physical altercation with a fellow straphanger...

Police Release Sketch Of L Train Murder Suspect

Police Release Sketch Of L Train Murder Suspect

The police released a sketch of the man suspected of starting a fight at the Bedford Avenue L train station that left another man dead on Friday night. Police say that the suspect and the victim,...

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