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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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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