Get tips and tricks to avoid a long, harrowing commute with the ‘7 Train Survival Guide’
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The 7 train has long been a source of anxiety for daily commuters, from the frequent delays to overcrowded platforms, and one group has created an extensive list to highlight tips to navigate every stop on the line. Access Queens, a transit advocacy group based in Sunnyside, has created the “7 Train Survival Guide.” It […]

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Cellphones, credit cards, normcore clothing in large amounts … Look at what got stolen in Queens in last two days
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Sticky-fingered thieves are sought for a series of unsolved grand larceny cases across Queens that the NYPD announced over the last two days. Two of the incidents involved property theft, such as a cellphone swiped from a pedestrian in Long Island City and clothes stolen from an Astoria store. Another involved a purse theft from an Ozone Park […]

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This woman pummeled 7 train passenger who bumped into her in LIC: NYPD
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Call it a case of railroad rage. Detectives are looking for a woman who attacked a female passenger after she accidentally bumped into her while taking a seat on board a Manhattan-bound 7 train in Long Island City on Monday morning. The trouble began at 9:15 a.m., shortly after the train arrived at the Queensboro […]

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7 train to shut down for eight more weekends in 2016
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As the MTA continues to make capital improvements along the 7 line, the agency has scheduled a number of shutdowns next year. The weekend shutdowns are scheduled to take place on Jan. 22-25, March 18-21, April 1-4, April 15-18, Oct. 21-24, Oct. 28-31, Nov. 11-14 and Nov. 18-21. Each are weather permitting. Between 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday on these weekends, 7 trains […]

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MTA will boost service on 7, L and M lines later this year
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With overall subway ridership up 2.6 percent across the city, the MTA is set to meet the increased demand by boosting service on three local subway lines this December. Most of the changes will take place during off-peak hours, as the MTA reported ridership between or after rush hour periods reached its highest rate in 65 […]

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