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.
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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.
Police are looking for a man allegedly caught videotaping under a teen’s skirt at a Corona subway station. The suspect was observed recording the video at the Junction Boulevard and Roosevelt Avenue subway stop around 8:15 a.m. on October 2, said cops. He continued to record under the 18-year-old girl’s skirt as she walked up [...]
The number seven is proving to be an unlucky number for Long Island City. Once again, the No. 7 train will not run in the area for multiple weekends, starting next month. For the October 12-13, October 19-20, October 26-27, November 9-10 and November 23-24 weekends, there will be no service on the subway line [...]
After a second New Yorker was pushed to his death in a subway station last month, a pair of local pols are calling for the MTA to take measures to ensure the safety of city straphangers. Sunando Sen, 46, was killed Thursday, December 27 when he was shoved in front of an oncoming No. 7 [...]
Once more, western Queens business owners could potentially say goodbye to a profitable winter. The No. 7 line weekend service between Queens and Manhattan is being suspended until the end of March, and many area business owners fear that this will affect the influx of customers they usually get. The award-winning Chocolate Factory Theater in [...]
A man wanted for forcibly touching a woman while she was waiting for the subway at the Queensboro Plaza station Wednesday morning has been arrested, said police. Around 10:40 a.m. yesterday, Andres Lara, 25, of East Elmhurst, allegedly grabbed the behind of a 27-year-old woman as she waited on the Manhattan bound No.7 train platform, [...]
For the second time in less than six months, straphangers in Queens and Manhattan will be without the No. 7 subway for multiple weekends in a row. Starting December 28, No. 7 line service between the two boroughs will be suspended every weekend until March 25 due to planned subway work. Trains won’t run between [...]