Starting Friday night the “G” will be shut down between Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Long Island City, Queens for a total of five weeks.
New York State Sen. Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Sunday to improve accessibility for the disabled at subway stations.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was among the lawmakers Saturday who called on the Metropolitan Transit Authority to make up for the loss of G Train service between Brooklyn and Queens.
The afternoon rush will feature 25 percent more trains at more regular intervals, the MTA announced. The changes will come pending the approval of $700,000 in funding.
Matthew Zeno and his friend were walking north on the southbound G line roadbed at the Union Avenue and Broadway station around 3:10 a.m. when he inadvertently made contact with the third rail and was electrocuted, police said.
You might find relief in a nice, cool air-conditioned subway car Saturday, or you might not – given that construction work is altering service for 14 lines than not this weekend.
Repairs to the G train line were set to begin giving Brooklyn and Queens residents headaches beginning this weekend.
Getting around some parts of Brooklyn will be a lot harder starting this weekend and it’s only going to get worse.
In what has been a familiar refrain lately, yet another weekend is chock full of service disruptions on the subway system.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said some work will continue after the station reopens, but it will not affect service.
If you’re planning to take the subway this weekend, expect a monkey wrench to be thrown into your plans.
Demetrius Morales, 23, is facing charges of attempted rape, forcible touching, and third-degree sexual abuse.
Two New York State senators called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Sunday to undertake a review of G train service in Brooklyn and Queens.
“We are working day and night to restore service as quickly as possible to give customers more travel options after the storm each day,” said MTA Chairman and CEO Joseph Lhota.
Earlier this year, we told you about a proposal to light up a pedestrian area under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway. Efforts to make the project a reality continue, but the people behind it need your help to get the job done.