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L Train Shutdown News for New Yorkers and Transit Nerds Everywhere

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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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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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The History Behind New York City’s Crumbling Subway

This shitshow has been a long time coming.
John Surico
6.30.17
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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
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Can Buses Salvage the L Train Shutdown?

Two-hundred additional shuttle buses are scheduled to be deployed during the 2019 subway closure, but more alternatives are needed.
John Surico
6.14.17
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Could the L Train Shutdown Actually Be a Good Thing for Renters?

The 15-month subway closure might finally make north Brooklyn (somewhat) affordable.
John Surico
6.8.17
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We Asked the Guy Behind Is the L Train Fucked if the L Train Is Fucked

Jonathan Vingiano's simple website has told hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers over the last five years whether or not the L train is fucked. Now he offers his thoughts on how the MTA can do better in the future.
John Surico
6.1.17
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How the MTA Wants You to Get Around During the L train Shutdown

There have been many proposals, but the agencies that will make the final call recently discussed their first draft at a solution.
John Surico
5.25.17
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How Will Small Businesses Survive the L Train Shutdown?

With a presumed decline in foot traffic during the upcoming closure of the Canarsie tunnel, local businesses are concerned about staying afloat.
John Surico
5.22.17
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The MTA Wants to Fix NYC's Other Subway Lines Before the L Train Shutdown

On Monday the MTA announced a six-point plan to stop sucking so hard.
John Surico
5.16.17
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What Will Happen to 14th Street When the L Train Shuts Down?

Could one of New York's busiest streets be turned into a 'People's Way'?
John Surico
5.5.17