Sunnyside will soon have two new public spaces that residents can enjoy during the summer.
No. 7 train
There is a little light at the end of the tunnel for No. 7 train users.
After listening to numerous complaints recent No. 7 train suspensions have caused, the MTA has told Long Island City – we’re sorry but the work must go on.
The MTA has announced the G line will be shut down for five weeks, including weekdays and weekends, starting on July 28 with service suspended between the Nassau Avenue and Court Square stations.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Thursday: A mix of clouds and sun early followed by cloudy skies this afternoon. High around 35. Winds SW at 20 to 30 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy skies. Low 8. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph.
A woman who said a man exposed himself to her while she was riding a Queens subway train took a photo of the suspect with her cell phone in hopes of catching him, according to police.
Although the MTA cannot put a stop to the suspensions expected for the No. 7 train, the agency plans on working to help promote Long Island City.
After local elected officials and community leaders met with the MTA Thursday, the agency plans on making no changes to the No. 7 train suspension but is looking to reach out to the community.
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.
Another year, another round of No. 7 train suspensions. The subway line will not run in parts of western Queens and Manhattan for over a dozen weekends this year, starting in the end of February, according to a notice from the MTA.