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New Yorkers Are Skeptically Optimistic About the L Train Non-Shutdown

It seems... good? But maybe also catastrophically bad?
John Surico
1.14.19
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New York City Wants to End Its Classist E-Bike Policy

The bikes are technically illegal, yet that hasn’t stopped thousands of New Yorkers from using them.
John Surico
11.28.18
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Albany Finally Has a Chance to Reform the Subways

With full Democratic control of the statehouse for the first time since 2010, New York lawmakers are now confronted with a huge undertaking: fixing New York City’s subway system.
John Surico
11.8.18
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The L Train Shutdown Is Really Happening

It all starts on April 27, 2019.
John Surico
11.1.18
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Is New York’s Subway System Actually Getting Better?

It's been a year since the $836 million Subway Action Plan was introduced. It's been working, but New Yorkers haven't seemed to notice.
John Surico
10.3.18
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A First Look at 'the New L,' the Startup Community’s Solution to the L Train Shutdown

For $155 a month, L train passengers can take an ultra-lux alternative that offers free WiFi and a breakfast bar.
John Surico
9.20.18
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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
9.17.18
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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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