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L Train Shutdown News for New Yorkers and Transit Nerds Everywhere

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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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New York Is Planning to Subsidize Subway Rides for Its Poorest Residents

The move would make New York the most populous city in the country to subsidize mass transit for its most disadvantaged citizens.
John Surico
6.8.18
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Experience the Horror of the New York Subway in a Fun New Video Game

A little something to help pass the time while waiting hours on end for your train.
John Surico
5.25.18
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Riders on the L: Councilman Rafael L. Espinal

For Espinal, the L train shutdown could be a 15-month window of opportunity for the city and state to finally address issues that his 37th district has long faced.
John Surico
5.11.18
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Yale Students Are Trying to Solve New York's Subway Shutdown

The capstone studio project introduced dozens of new ideas that the MTA might do well to consider.
John Surico
5.4.18
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Students Explain How the L Train Shutdown Will Affect Them

"The L train is literally my entire life.”
John Surico
4.16.18
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New Yorkers Are Suing Over the Subway Shutdown​

It was only a matter of time.
John Surico
4.10.18
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Canarsie Residents Want a Ferry to Save Them From the L Train Shutdown

Boats > trains anyway.
John Surico
4.4.18
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The L Train Shutdown Is Bad News for Queens, Too

Residents are concerned the upcoming closure will make commuting in Long Island City and its surrounding neighborhoods a living hell.
John Surico
3.13.18
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This Guy Wants to Build a Pontoon Bridge from Brooklyn to Manhattan

The Williamsburg Bridge is for suckers.
John Surico
2.27.18
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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