L Train Shutdown

New York City Subway
Dreamstime
October 30, 2018 - 2:25 pm
The MTA has revealed the L train tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn will officially close on April 27 for 15 months as crews repair extensive damage from Superstorm Sandy.
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J subway train
Dreamstime
October 23, 2018 - 1:58 pm
The MTA says it will be pushing operational capacity to its limits on several lines to make up for the loss.
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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
September 17, 2018 - 4:09 pm
There are a little over six months to go now until one of the biggest transportation disruptions in the city's history gets started in the L Train shutdown.
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Marla Diamond
August 10, 2018 - 8:57 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Imagine if your train was cancelled every day for 15 months. That's what's happening on the L train next year and riders will get a preview this weekend. #LTrainshutdown preview this weekend. One construction worker tells @wcbs880 he will have to stay home Saturday. Transit...
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Williamsburg Bridge Bus Route
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
August 06, 2018 - 1:31 pm
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will hold a public hearing at its Lower Manhattan headquarters Monday to go over the environmental impact of the L Train shutdown next spring.
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Citi Bikes
Dreamstime
June 27, 2018 - 11:14 am
More Citi Bikes are coming to New York City in anticipation of the L train shutdown next year.
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14th Street Bus
Mike Sugerman/WCBS 880
June 26, 2018 - 1:19 pm
A new Department of Transportation proposal to deal with the shutdown of the L Train next year is causing controversy on the streets – specifically 14th Street.
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Williamsburg Bridge Bike Lanes
WCBS 880
June 20, 2018 - 1:51 pm
Some L Train riders are calling for a protected bike lane to and from the Williamsburg Bridge, as they worry about how they will get back and forth between Brooklyn and Manhattan when their line is shut down next year.
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Subway
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
May 21, 2018 - 7:59 pm
A group of politicians wants to know what is taking so long – 11 months before the Metropolitan Transportation Authority shuts down the L Train service, there are still no concrete alternatives for how to get around.
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