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Op-ed: No. 7 Train closures can’t close Long Island City
News Op-Ed 3/09/2014 at 2:12PM

Each year the residents of western Queens, and Long Island City in particular, wonder anxiously how many weekends the MTA will shut down the No. 7 train. In past years, the MTA did not even provide advance warning, adding insult to injury. All the prior notice in the world, however, cannot ease the pain of the 22 weekend closures we face in 2014.