The closure will affect the R train, which carries tens of thousands of riders between Manhattan and southern Brooklyn. The work will likely begin in August and is expected to last 12 to 14 months.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said some work will continue after the station reopens, but it will not affect service.
The goal is to better understand the risks posted by airborne contaminants, such as chemical, biological, and radiological weapons both above ground and in the subway system.
The old loop station will be in operation in time for the morning commute, while the newer terminal continues to undergo extensive repairs.
The days of standing at a bus stop wondering when the next bus is going to show up may be coming to an end.
An executive with the transit union went up against the acting chairman of the MTA today on the subject of subway safety and train speed.
When it comes to public transportation, one thing is certain, Metropolitan Transportation Authority fares are definitely going up. But the big question is how much?
Democrats and some voting-rights advocates have long criticized ballot security as a racially charged fig leaf for challenging and intimidating an opponent’s supporters at the polls.
John Haggerty denies the allegations against him, and his lawyers are striving to raise questions about Bloomberg’s campaign finances – questions they posed Tuesday to former Deputy Mayor Kevin Sheekey.