It's Official: L Train Shutdown Called OffThe Canarsie Tunnel’s two tubes, connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan, were slated to shut down this spring for 15 months of repairs to fix damage done by Superstorm Sandy.
MTA Board Members, Public Seek Details About L Train PlanThe board and the public asked engineers whether the project will still be safe and why they weren’t told about this option sooner.
MTA Board Meeting To Discuss Plan That Would Put Brakes On L Train ShutdownThe meeting is a chance for the board and the public to hear more about the proposal, which engineers claim would avert the 15-month closure.
Gov. Cuomo Makes It Clear: He Wants Total Control Of MTAGov. Andrew Cuomo has upped the ante on fixing the city's dysfunctional mass transit system, saying it must be reorganized and that he should have total control.
MTA, Amtrak Officials To Review Work On East River TunnelsMTA and Amtrak officials plan to tour the East River tunnels Friday to explore whether the new technology being employed to avoid the L train shutdown could be applied to other projects.
City Councilman Calls For Reimbursement After L Train Shutdown Plan ScrappedWith Gov. Andrew Cuomo putting a stop to plans that would shut down L train service, one City Councilmember is calling for cash.
MTA Execs Say They Won't Rubber Stamp Cuomo's L Train FixThey say the plan will be fully vetted before a decision is made to go full speed ahead.
Borough Officials Seek Details On Plan To Keep 'L' Train Open Amid RepairsA new proposed plan that promised to keep the L train running during repairs needed after Superstorm Sandy damaged subway tunnels in 2012.
Cuomo On Canceling L Train Shutdown: 'We Needed An Idea Outside The Box'After years of telling subway riders the L train would be shutting down for more than a year for repairs, Gov. Andrew Cuomo now says never mind.
Reactions Mixed Over Sudden Scrapping Of L Train Shutdown PlanIt's welcomed news for many who've been dreading the shutdown for years. For those who already made adjustments to get ahead of the long-anticipated plan, Thursday's announcement feels a little too late.
L Train Won't Shut Down During Repairs Thanks To Cuomo-Led PlanThe current plan was expected to begin on April 21 and keep the L train closed for 15 months, but the governor may have another way.
Gov. Cuomo Tours Gateway Tunnel Damaged By Superstorm SandyGov. Andrew Cuomo brought in a team of engineers to survey the damage inside the Gateway Tunnel overnight on Thursday.