Feb 19, 2016, 1:10pm EST
January 10, 2017
How did the Second Avenue Subway do in its first week?
Now that the Second Avenue subway is officially running at full service, we’re checking in on what went down in week one.
January 4, 2017
Here's what it looked like to rally for the Second Avenue Subway in 1923
To say the Second Avenue Subway was overdue would be a huge understatement.
January 2, 2017
New Yorkers experience the Second Avenue Subway’s opening weekend: photos
It may have taken $4.5 billion and 100 years, but the Second Avenue Subway (part of it, anyway) is finally here. The line’s opening weekend proved extremely popular with commuters—check out photos.
January 1, 2017
Second Avenue Subway gets its historic inaugural ride
Governor Cuomo rang in 2017 at the city’s newest subway
December 30, 2016
As Second Avenue Subway prepares for its debut, cost of phase two is scrutinzed
One thing everyone can agree on: the cost of building this line is too damn high
December 27, 2016
Second Ave Subway's ceremonial first ride will be a New Year's party for city officials
While the rest of us will be spending our New Year’s Eve elsewhere, Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning on spending his on the inaugural New Year’s Eve ride for the long-awaited Second Avenue Subway.
December 19, 2016
Second Avenue Subway art, including work by Chuck Close, is unveiled
The expansive and mesmerizing installations are the largest permanent public art installation in New York State history, and dozens of works are spread out over the four stations along the extension.
December 19, 2016
Cuomo: Second Avenue Subway is ‘going to open Jan. 1’
Nearly a century after the East Side line was initially proposed, its first phase will really, truly make its debut.
December 15, 2016
Second Avenue Subway poised to open by New Year’s Eve
Could it be?! MTA Chair and CEO Tom Prendergast said the agency was able to compress the train’s testing schedule so that it can keep to its promise of opening the line in 2016.
December 10, 2016
Governor Cuomo is ‘cautiously optimistic’ that MTA will meet Second Avenue Subway deadline
After a Friday afternoon visit to the project site, Governor Cuomo took to Twitter and stated that he was "cautiously optimistic" that the project would hit its January 1st deadline.
November 15, 2016
MTA hustling to meet Second Avenue Subway opening date
The agency is working to beat all odds and avoid another delay
October 31, 2016
Finally, peek inside a new Second Avenue Subway station
The MTA says it’ll make good on its promise that the Second Avenue Subway will be running by the end of December, and new footage of testing offers a glimpse inside one of the stations.
October 26, 2016
Second Avenue Subway signs are coming, but will riders see them this year?
There are just two months left in 2016, which also means there are two months left for the MTA to get its you-know-what together and start operating the Second Avenue Subway.
October 25, 2016
Officials are certain Second Avenue Subway will be completed by deadline
Despite recent setbacks, U.S. representative Carolyn Maloney has "no doubt" that the project will finish by its December deadline. She evn went as far as to give the MTA an A+ on its latest report card.
October 23, 2016
Some Second Avenue subway tunnels are too narrow for certain trains
The MTA has been working to shave down narrow tunnels to allow larger (mostly lettered) trains to pass through. The agency says that this won't affect its December deadline.
October 10, 2016
Second Avenue Subway test trains show sure sign of progress
The MTA confirmed that it was beginning several tests along the line, and that the train runs were just one of them. The MTA maintains that these tests are moving forward just as the agency had planned, but regardless they come as welcome news.
September 26, 2016
Second Avenue Subway could be delayed yet again
The MTA has revises timelines for a couple of projects relating to the subway, and that has now raised questions yet again on whether the long-delayed project will open by December 31 this year.
September 22, 2016
W train makes its triumphant return on November 6
A specific service plan for the W hasn’t been released yet, but eventually (once the Q gets properly underway on its new route) the train will travel between Astoria-Ditmars Boulevard and Whitehall Street.
July 26, 2016
Second Avenue Subway at ‘significant risk’ of being delayed again
There are some things in life that are certain: death, taxes, and delays on MTA capital projects. There’ve been rumblings that the Second Avenue Subway may not make its projected December opening date, and it looks like the speculation may be true.
June 21, 2016
Of course the Second Avenue Subway might not be finished on time
For some time now, the MTA has been sticking to its story that the first phase of the Second Avenue Subway will really, truly open in December 2016. But construction work and inspections may not be going according to schedule.
April 21, 2016
Second Ave. Subway Gets Huge Funding Boost Under MTA's New Budget
A $27 billion capital plan promises to bring a new MetroCard system, station overhauls and the extension of the 2nd Avenue Subway was finally approved by the MTA on Wednesday. Of course the question remains where all of this money will come from.
April 18, 2016
Second Ave. Subway Could Be Delayed Again
The MTA has repeatedly said that the first phase of the Second Avenue Subway will be open by this December, but a new report suggests that work on the line's forthcoming stations isn't keeping pace with that schedule.
March 31, 2016
Second Avenue Subway Could Be Getting $1B In Funding
After budget cuts, construction setbacks, and pretty much every other bureaucratic problem you could think of, it looks like there's some good news for the Second Avenue Subway: It could be getting $1 billion in funding.
March 12, 2016
App Lets You See How The Second Avenue Subway Will Help You
The first phase is set to begin service this December.
February 22, 2016
MTA May Shell Out $66M To Meet Second Ave. Subway Deadline
An independent contractor informed the agency last year that at the current pace of construction, there was a risk that the project would be delayed to sometime next year.