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Transportation 7th Avenue Subway Station, G Train
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Ready for the long weekend? If you’re looking to get around town by subway, things aren’t looking too bad — just remember that on Labor Day, Monday, September 1, subways and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule. As for our local lines, here’s what to look out for via the MTA: No G trains between Nassau Av
Transportation Subway Sign F G Train to Coney Island at 4th Ave 9th St station
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It’s not such a bad week to ride the subway in our area — local lines are operating normally for the most part, though the G is in its last full week without the tunnel, and the R isn’t available for part of the ride further into Brooklyn. Details on those and other subway changes further down
Transportation Prospect Park West, milled, by Matthew Taub on Twitter
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Well that was fast! The Department of Transportation got to work milling Prospect Park West last week, and this week they’ll be paving it, so thankfully all the dust and pebbles will be tamped down soon. But drivers, watch out for the ‘no parking’ signs. Here’s where they’ll be and when, according to their weekly
Transportation F Train Interior
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The G train continues experiencing disruptions because of work on the tunnel, you’ll want to watch out along the D train if you’re heading someplace on the way to Coney Island, plus some more changes this weekend to our local subway lines. Details from the MTA: Coney Island-bound D trains run via the N from 36 St to Stillwell
Transportation No Parking Sign, Road Work
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Keep an eye out for no parking signs if you park on the street — the Department of Transportation’s milling and paving work schedule says they’ll be hitting Prospect Park West this week. Crews will be milling the street (so expect more parking and driving restrictions when they return to pave in the future), but
Transportation Subways: R Train at 25th Stret
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This week, if you’ll be riding the D or the N late at night, you’ll want to watch out for some skipped local stops, plus the G continues its service issues involving the tunnel repair. Details on those and other subway changes this week from the MTA: Manhattan-bound D and N trains skip 25 St, Prospect Av, 4 Av-9
Transportation F Train 4th Ave 9th Street
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The G train continues experiencing disruptions because of work on the tunnel, you’ll want to watch out along the F train if you’re headed into lower Manhattan, plus some more changes this weekend to our local subway lines. Details via the MTA: Jamaica-bound F trains run via the A from Jay St-MetroTech to W 4 St
Police & Fire Prospect Park West Bike Lane
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The NYPD has announced a two-week bicycle safety enforcement initiative called Operation Safe Cycle, which begins today, Wednesday, August 13 and continues through Tuesday, August 26. They say they’ll be targeting cyclists who fail to stop at red lights, disobey traffic signals or signs, ride the wrong direction against traffic, ride on the sidewalk, and
Transportation Ninth St Bridge via Timmy Caldwell on Flickr
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If you drive across the Gowanus via the 9th Street Bridge from time to time, a heads up that the Department of Transportation will be closing it to traffic in both directions on the following dates: Saturday, August 16, 6am-6pm Sunday, August 17, 6am-6pm Thursday, August 21, 11pm-5am (Rain date August 20) Thursday, August 28,
Transportation G-Train.jpg
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All the subway services changes this week are ones you should be used to — the G and its no-tunnel issue continues, and the R doesn’t run late at night between 59 St and 36 St — so not too bad, overall! Details from the MTA: No G trains between Nassau Av and Court Sq All
Health speeding-subway-train
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It looks like straphangers made a mistake when they named the Q train the dirtiest of the lot. Bed bugs have now been found on at least three subway trains on the N line, as well as in lockers of two N train crew members and at the home of one conductor. The Daily News reports
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