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How Will the L Train Shutdown Impact the Environment?

Despite residents' concerns about additional traffic, officials claim the upcoming subway shutdown will actually "result in a beneficial temporary impact to air quality.”
John Surico
8.10.18
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What Would Happen if New York Capped Ubers?

New York is proposing a cap on the number of rideshares allowed in its borders, and it could have big implications for the L train shutdown.
John Surico
8.7.18
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This Startup Wants to Save L Train Riders with Fancy Vans and Breakfast Bars

For $155 a month you can ride to work in a Mercedes van with WiFi and snacks.
John Surico
7.27.18
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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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What's Actually Wrong with the L Train Tunnel?

It seems... fine?
John Surico
6.29.18
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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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Inside the Fight for ‘Fair Fares’ in New York

The movement has grown from a largely grassroots push to a completely plausible proposal, supported by a wide variety of the city’s residents.
John Surico
6.1.18
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New York's Subway Is Hell for Riders with Disabilities

Only 24 percent of the system's 472 stations are ADA-accessible.
John Surico
5.18.18
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Riders on the L: Alan Minor

Alan Minor found that out of 472 subway stations citywide, 119 have an entrance that is shuttered off from the public, and he's hoping to change that before the L train shutdown makes things worse.
John Surico
2.7.18
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People Are Finally Starting to Accept the L Train Shutdown

At a community meeting in Brooklyn, residents seemed to have resigned themselves to their fate.
John Surico
1.27.18
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How Brooklyn Bars Are Preparing for Life Without the L Train

Extending happy hour is one good idea.
John Surico
1.17.18