For five consecutive weeks this summer, the G train will be not run between the Court Square station in Long Island City and the Nassau Avenue stop in Brooklyn due to Hurricane Sandy recovery work, according to the MTA.
G train riders can expect an easier commute starting Monday after local lawmakers and transit advocates pushed for better service.
Long Island City residents and business owners are telling the MTA enough is enough. The No. 7 train will soon be going through another round of suspensions causing it to not run in parts of western Queens and Manhattan for more than a dozen weekends this year, starting in the end of February, according to a notice from the MTA.
BY DENISE ROMANO AND MELISA STUMPF Riders of the R and G line are in for a stressful summer, with major construction slated for the Montague and Greenpoint tubes that were badly damaged during Sandy. Beginning on July 6, the Greenpoint tube, which runs under Newtown Creek between Brooklyn and Queens, will be closed for [...]
G train riders are one step closer to getting changes and improvements enacted on their subway line. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has agreed to “undertake a Full Line Review of the G train” and the review will be completed by the end of June 2013,” the transit agency announced on Friday, February 22. Residents and politicians signed [...]
An important transit option for Queens and Brooklyn, local politicians are calling for the MTA to review the “G” line and its numerous service issues. The train, which travels from Long Island City to Kensington, Brooklyn, and is the only subway line that doesn’t go through Manhattan, was extended recently to Church Avenue. But that [...]
EVENT of the DAY: Daughtry concert at Citi Field Multi-platinum rock band Daughtry is going to play a concert after the Mets-Dodgers game at Citi Field. Ticket prices start at $28, which includes admission to the game and the post-game concert. They are available on www.mets.com/daughtry or via phone at 718-507-TIXX (8499). [Click here for more info or submit [...]