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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Riding The Train For 15 Cents, T.B. Ackerson’s Fight For Beverley...

We were excited to see that the Brooklyn Historical Society's photo of the week is a shot of the Beverley subway station taken on...

Two-Week Long Service Suspension On B, Q And F Lines As...

Southern Brooklynites are set to have their commutes bungled for the next two weeks, as the B, Q and F lines all see major...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 6 Of 6

THE COMMUTE: So far we discussed the railroads and elevated lines that preceded and later became part of the subway system, the original three subway divisions -...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 5 Of 6

THE COMMUTE: In Part 4 of my “A Brief History Of The Subway System” series (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3), we discussed the decline of the subways...

A Brief History of the Subway System: Part 4 of 6

THE COMMUTE: In Part 1, we discussed the rail and elevated lines which preceded the first subway. In Part 2, we started discussing the Dual...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 3 Of 6

THE COMMUTE: Last week (Part 1, Part 2) we started discussing the Dual Contracts. We continue with the rest of the discussion and also discuss...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 2 Of 6

THE COMMUTE:  On Tuesday, we discussed the railroads and elevated lines that preceded the building of the first subway that still are in use...

A Brief History Of The Subway System: Part 1 Of 6

THE COMMUTE: Three weeks ago I mentioned how the bus transfer system confused me as a youngster. I also had difficulty understanding the original porcelain...

The Brighton Line

The Brighton Line is my favorite route in the subway system. It may seem like a strange thing to geek out over but the...

Ave U Station Mural Named One Of Top Public Artworks

The new tiled mural at the Avenue U train station on the Q line has been named one of the top public artworks in...

Subway Spiderwoman (Don’t Try This)

This morning at the Cortelyou Road subway station, neighbor Michael McWatters (who also took the above photo) had a startling experience: Just had one of...

South-Bound Q Trains Express Next Three Weekends

Coney Island-bound Q trains will run express from Prospect Park to Sheepshead Bay from 11:30pm Friday through 5am Monday during the next three weekends,...

Local Trackwork-Related Street Closures To End This Weekend

Track replacement along the Brighton line within our coverage area wraps up this weekend, meaning it's the last weekend in which underpasses at Avenue...

New Staging Site For Belt Pkwy Construction On Shore Pkwy, East...

CORRECTION (5/30/2012 @ 11:14 a.m.): Looks like our source was flat out wrong on this one. We just got a call from Community Board...

What’s Getting in the Way of Your Commute?

Only between 3% and 6% of delays on the subway could be "controlled," says a report out today by the NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign. They looked at...