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L Train Shutdown News for New Yorkers and Transit Nerds Everywhere

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Could Weed Save New York's Awful Subways?

A new proposal called Weed for Rails thinks so.
John Surico
2 days ago
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How New York’s Streets Are Changing for the L Train Shutdown

A few months ahead of the shutdown, we took a look at how the city is getting ready.
John Surico
12.7.18
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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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What Will Amazon's HQ2 Mean for Transit in Queens?

When the L Train goes offline, Long Island City will have to make room for hordes of rerouted passengers. Can the city handle a corporate giant too?
John Surico
11.15.18
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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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Ghouls Are the Least Scary Part of the Upcoming L Train Shutdown

We went to a haunted house that imagines a future in which the L train is overrun by murderous transit workers and hip DJs.
John Surico
10.23.18
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A Fancy New E-Ferry Wants to Save New York's L Train Commuters

They'll have coffee and booze and maybe avocado toast?
John Surico
10.18.18
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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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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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