L Train Shutdown
The L train shutdown begins in April 2019—here, you'll find everything you need to know about the MTA's plans for the NYC subway during the 15-month closure of the Canarsie line. Plus, how real estate will be affected, where you should move to avoid the shutdown, and more.
The project was completed nearly $100 million under budget.
The work is part of a series of upgrades to the station and 14th Street
There’s a light at the end of the tunnel for L train riders.
The train line will almost entirely close during one upcoming weekend
The abrupt change of plans from shutdown to ‘slowdown’ may increase costs for structural repairs on L train stations
The new B91A will replace the existing shuttle bus service
Apartments in the neighborhoods affected by the train’s ‘slowdown’ were re-listed at lower asking rents in the first quarter of 2019
Private cars will not be allowed on 14th Street except in limited cases
The short answer? Not really.
How much will it cost? What’s happening with buses? And will it really be okay?
Transit officials will host four meetings in the West Village, Williamsburg, and the East Village
The un-shutdown will still begin on April 27, but much else has changed
The city has said little on if it will keep or roll back the alternative transportation improvements
The 15-month shutdown may have been averted, but problems for commuters will likely remain
MTA board members grilled engineers on Cuomo’s surprise anti-shutdown plan at an emergency meeting
The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 15
The NYCT president said he will not be "steamrolled" into rushing a review of the suddenly-announced plan
North Brooklyn renters who signed 2018 leases are the biggest winners in wake of the L shutdown cancelation.
NYC should still move forward with cycling network, transit service, and pedestrian safety improvements developed to mitigate the shutdown—even if it never happens
"Subway riders are sick of being lied to and jerked around"
The MTA may opt for a "new and innovative" design instead
"I need, personally, to feel confident in that decision"
The governor’s tour is expected to last from midnight to 1:30 a.m. on Friday.
Williamsburg is the only New York neighborhood that saw a decrease in rental demand over the past year.
The Marcy Avenue station will be the most impacted in the weeks ahead.
Commuting alternatives during the 15-month shutdown included buses, ferries, and scooters.
Cycling is a small but important part of the larger L train mitigation plans
In many ways, the MTA’s replacement buses are the key to making the whole L train plan work
Bigger boats, preliminary schedules, and more
Check out eight alternatives to the Brooklyn neighborhoods that will bear the brunt of the L-pocalypse.
The agency is aiming to increase capacity size on ferry boats from 149 to 240 passengers.
The agency has announced plans to introduce the L5 to mitigate the affects of the 15-month shutdown.
The legislation passed today calls for e-buses, information centers for the shutdown in both boroughs, and more
Rent prices within the neighborhood have declined to 2015 levels, while inventory is up 25 percent from last year.
There will be no service between Manhattan and Brooklyn for 15 weekends before the April 2019 Canarsie tunnel closure.
The new 14th Street busway will debut in January 2019.