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How safe is it to ride the subway? New studies suggest it may not be as dangerous as you think

How safe is it to ride the subway? New studies suggest it may not be as dangerous as you think

Studies from Europe and Asia show that taking public transportation might not be a major cause of new coronavirus cases.

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A Second Churro Vendor is in Handcuffs as NYPD Crackdown Continues

A Second Churro Vendor is in Handcuffs as NYPD Crackdown Continues

At 11:40 a.m., Bushwick resident photographed NYPD handcuffing local Churro Vendor at the Myrtle/Wyckoff train station minutes before city officials hold rally against MTA over-policing.

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Community Leaders Holding a Rally to Protest Gov. Cuomo’s Policing of MTA Today at Noon

Community Leaders Holding a Rally to Protest Gov. Cuomo’s Policing of MTA Today at Noon

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L Train: MTA Begins Testing New Technology to Speed Up Service

L Train: MTA Begins Testing New Technology to Speed Up Service

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No L Train Service from Lorimer to Broadway Junction on Upcoming Weekends and Weekday Nights

No L Train Service from Lorimer to Broadway Junction on Upcoming Weekends and Weekday Nights

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Grassroots Event Brings Drivers and Bikers Together to Find Common Ground

Grassroots Event Brings Drivers and Bikers Together to Find Common Ground

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How to Actually Pronounce These Bushwick Subway Station Names

How to Actually Pronounce These Bushwick Subway Station Names

Are you a SHAWN-see or a CHAWN-see kind of person?

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What Happens After the L Train Shutdown Was Cancelled

What Happens After the L Train Shutdown Was Cancelled

City Officials are upset with Gov. Cuomo’s announcement; landlords are ready to raise the rent.

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Rejoice: The L Train Isn’t Shutting Down After All

Rejoice: The L Train Isn’t Shutting Down After All

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There’s a Website That Tells You If the L Train Is Running, and Nothing Else

There’s a Website That Tells You If the L Train Is Running, and Nothing Else

In case you wanted to know how your commute is going to go before heading out into the world.

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The J/M Trains Will Not Be Running From BK to Manhattan on the Weekends

The J/M Trains Will Not Be Running From BK to Manhattan on the Weekends

From the end of November until the end of January. At least the L train is coming back for the weekend.

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There Will Be No Weekend L Train Shutdowns in December Because the MTA is Feeling the Holiday Spirit

There Will Be No Weekend L Train Shutdowns in December Because the MTA is Feeling the Holiday Spirit

Visit friends, do some holiday shopping and just live your life this December.

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There Will Be No Weekend L Trains Throughout All Of October

There Will Be No Weekend L Trains Throughout All Of October

Get ready to start mapping out your weekend plans.

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There Will Be No Weekend L-Train Shutdowns For September

There Will Be No Weekend L-Train Shutdowns For September

A small silver lining for commuters in North Brooklyn amid the countdown to the shutdown.

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The L Train Will Be Shutdown for 15 Weekends Leading Up to the L-Pocalypse

The L Train Will Be Shutdown for 15 Weekends Leading Up to the L-Pocalypse

North Brooklyn residents will get a taste of what it will be like without the L for over 10 weekends leading up to the shutdown in 2019.

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Only 5 Stations Are Handicap Accessible on the J/Z, M and L Lines in Brooklyn

Only 5 Stations Are Handicap Accessible on the J/Z, M and L Lines in Brooklyn

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Scorcher: My First Day of the M Train’s Summer of Hell

Scorcher: My First Day of the M Train’s Summer of Hell

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Another Study Shows Just How Bad Bushwick is Going to Have it When the L Train Shuts Down

Another Study Shows Just How Bad Bushwick is Going to Have it When the L Train Shuts Down

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The MTA Wants to Improve Service by Removing Seats on the L Train

The MTA Wants to Improve Service by Removing Seats on the L Train

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How to Get Around During the M Train Shutdown This Summer

How to Get Around During the M Train Shutdown This Summer

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A Driverless Bus Rolled Backward Through Bushwick Last Night

A Driverless Bus Rolled Backward Through Bushwick Last Night

Video shows a bus zooming downhill on Palmetto Street.

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The L Train Is Actually One of the Most Punctual Train Lines

The L Train Is Actually One of the Most Punctual Train Lines

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The MTA Announces More ‘FASTRACK’ Repairs on the L Train for the Next Two Weeks

The MTA Announces More ‘FASTRACK’ Repairs on the L Train for the Next Two Weeks

There will be no weeknight service between Lorimer and Broadway Junction.

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Surprise! Bushwick May Only Be Cut Off From Manhattan for 15 Months When the L Shuts Down

Surprise! Bushwick May Only Be Cut Off From Manhattan for 15 Months When the L Shuts Down

Bushwick finally gets some potentially good news about the closure we’re all dreading.

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A Stray Duck Tried to Get on the L Train at Jefferson This Morning

A Stray Duck Tried to Get on the L Train at Jefferson This Morning

Police had to rescue it from the tracks before a train rolled into the station.

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Blizzard Stella Spits Snow, Sleet, and Wind All Over Bushwick

Blizzard Stella Spits Snow, Sleet, and Wind All Over Bushwick

You are likely not leaving your apartment anytime soon.

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M Train Riders Prepare for 11 Weekends of Travel Headaches

M Train Riders Prepare for 11 Weekends of Travel Headaches

Much of the M train will be shut down nearly every weekend until June in preparation for two big construction projects.

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Meet With the MTA Next Week to Talk About Traffic & Construction (Yikes) While the L Train Is Down

Meet With the MTA Next Week to Talk About Traffic & Construction (Yikes) While the L Train Is Down

These meetings may help determine how you get between Manhattan and Bushwick in 2019 and beyond.

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This Quirky Claymation Music Video Stars Bushwick’s Myrtle-Broadway JMZ Station

This Quirky Claymation Music Video Stars Bushwick’s Myrtle-Broadway JMZ Station

The whimsical video for new band Rooster shows us the J train we would like to see in the world.

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A Man Was Struck and Killed by the L Train in Bushwick on Tuesday Afternoon

A Man Was Struck and Killed by the L Train in Bushwick on Tuesday Afternoon

L train service was suspended in both directions between Myrtle-Wyckoff and Atlantic Avenue for three hours on Tuesday afternoon.

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A Grisly Death and a Smoky, Subterranean Fire Caused a Rough 24 Hours for L Train Commuters

A Grisly Death and a Smoky, Subterranean Fire Caused a Rough 24 Hours for L Train Commuters

Service was disrupted on the busy subway line during rush hour on Wednesday October 5 and again on Thursday October 6 following a track fire.

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Ask the MTA Your Questions about the L and M Train Shutdowns at a Meeting in Ridgewood Tonight

Ask the MTA Your Questions about the L and M Train Shutdowns at a Meeting in Ridgewood Tonight

MTA officials will be on hand to speak with authority to the public’s questions, concerns and other thoughts about the upcoming extended closures of two of North Brooklyn’s vital public transit lines.

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Gates Avenue J Train Commuters Are Petitioning to Open Up a Locked End of Their Station

Gates Avenue J Train Commuters Are Petitioning to Open Up a Locked End of Their Station

“It’s Time To Open The Gates At The Gates Station,” declares the petition.

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The E Train in East Williamsburg Could Be Our Saving Grace When the L Shuts Down

The E Train in East Williamsburg Could Be Our Saving Grace When the L Shuts Down

Bushwickians could see an easier route from Manhattan into Brooklyn by way of an E train running along the existing G line.

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For the Next Three Weeks, Bushwick is Without Weeknight L Service

For the Next Three Weeks, Bushwick is Without Weeknight L Service

Don’t plan on getting around Bushwick on the L between 10:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. on any weeknights for the next three weeks.

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It’s Official: The L Is Shutting Down Between Manhattan & Brooklyn for A Year and a Half

It’s Official: The L Is Shutting Down Between Manhattan & Brooklyn for A Year and a Half

Nearly eight months after news first broke that the L would be shut down extensively, the MTA is making the plan official.

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