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New York Is Still Looking for Options During the L Train Shutdown

“Understandably, New Yorkers on both sides of the East River are getting more and more anxious about what some are calling the L-pocalypse.”
John Surico
2 days ago
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Rent in Brooklyn Is Finally Kind of Sort of Going Down a Little Thanks to the L Train Shutdown

Nancy Wu, an economic data analyst at StreetEasy, tells us exactly how hard north Brooklyn will be hit by the shutdown.
John Surico
8.23.18
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The L Train Shutdown Is Getting Its Own Documentary

We talked to filmmaker Emmett Adler about who the shutdown hurts most, crazy alternatives for the L train, and how government can better the heart of New York life.
John Surico
7.25.18
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Dentures, Trumpets, and Prosthetic Limbs: Inside the Subway’s Lost and Found

VICE got a rare look at all the bizarre things New Yorkers leave behind on the city's subways.
John Surico
7.13.18
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Which Commute Will Save You During the L Train Shutdown?

A nonprofit design organization recently ran a test to see how long it would take riders to get from Union Square to Williamsburg without using the L train.
John Surico
6.22.18
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How One Subway Closure in Queens Wrecked a Community

And what it could mean for the upcoming L train shutdown.
John Surico
2.10.18
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Here's the Official Plan for the L Train Shutdown

Your guide to hell.
John Surico
12.14.17
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Here's Where NYC's Mayoral Candidates Stand on the City's Broken Subway

Everyone agrees it's fucked but no one can agree on how to fix it.
John Surico
11.6.17
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Could a 'Scooter Share' Solve New York’s Transit Problems?

Tearing up the Big Apple on two wheels, baby!
John Surico
7.20.17
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New York's Subway Nightmare Is Costing People Their Jobs, New Report Says

A new report found that the subways are having a tangible impact on New Yorkers’ lives in ways beyond making them spend significant portions of them in underground rage bunkers.
John Surico
7.12.17
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Riders on the L: Councilman Stephen Levin

The two-term councilman has had to deal with the impacts of hyper-development, rapid socioeconomic change, and now a shutdown that will take away the northern sector of his district’s lifeline for 15 months.
John Surico
7.7.17
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What Will the L Train Shutdown Mean for Brooklyn's Industrial Zones?

The already congested areas might get even worse.
John Surico
6.23.17