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.
A town hall meeting for locals to decry the last three weekends of No. 7 train suspensions is scheduled for March 27 to go over the details of the service disruption, expected to last for 19 more weekends.
All of Long Island City felt the pinch this past weekend as the community endured the first of more than a dozen weekends of No. 7 train suspensions.
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.
Update Tuesday, October 1, 6:00 p.m. After three pedestrians were struck in the last three months — two fatally and one left in critical condition — the western Queens community is asking for safer traffic measures. According to police, on Friday, September 13 a woman was struck and killed as she was crossing Queens Plaza [...]
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 [...]
Severed limbs flew onto an Astoria street Tuesday evening after a man threw himself in front of a Queens-bound N train, witnesses and a police source said. The incident at 31st Street and Broadway shut down power and train service in both directions between Queensboro Plaza and Astoria-Ditmars Boulevard for nearly four hours, according to [...]
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, [...]