Design studio proposes E train extension to alleviate negative effects of the 18-month L train shutdown
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It’s official. The MTA announced Monday that the L train’s Canarsie Tunnel will be closed for 18 months — starting in January 2019 — to repair major damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. According to the MTA, the decision to fully close the tunnel for 18 months instead of a one-track, three-year closure was made […]

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Whitestone creepy teacher, subway stations and trains are getting new designs, and 8 other Queens stories
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Dear readers, it has been a long week and we are sad to report that school may not be as safe as it seems. One dirty teacher who worked at a public high school in the Bronx tried to have sex with minors. On the brighter side, you can enjoy a sneak peek of the new […]

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MTA cites mammoth workload for the 2019 L train shutdown
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It’s going to be one “L” of a repair job. Representatives from the MTA presented a rundown of the extensive damage done to the nearly 100-year-old Canarsie Tunnel caused by Superstorm Sandy back in 2012, the work that needs to be done to repair it, and the viable options on how to get it done. […]

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Man ‘trespassing’ on LIRR tracks in Queens Village was struck and killed on Tuesday
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A man was struck and killed while walking along the tracks on a westbound Long Island Rail Road in Queens Village on Tuesday evening. At approximately 5:45 p.m. MTA police found a body on the tracks of the Queens Village LIRR station. A man, who has not been identified, was dead at the scene, an MTA […]

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MTA unveiled new designs for subway trains and stations
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Open cars, wider doors, Wi-Fi and charging stations are just some of the features included in the new subway cars unveiled by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday. As part of the $27 billion, five-year MTA Capital Program, 1,025 new subway cars will be enhanced and 31 stations will be completely renovated. Up to 750 trains will have […]

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