Home Tags G train

Tag: G train

A statistician and visiting assistant professor at Pratt Institute has discovered the Brooklyn residence that is farthest from any subway: 2336 National Drive in Mill Basin. See how your place compares. Ben Wellington of I Quant NY analyzed freely available data from NYC Open Data to create a kind of heat map of Brooklyn subway access. The darker areas have less subway access, and the lighter areas should be side-eyed without mercy if they ever complain about a walk...
It's hard to believe, but the G train shutdown will be over in less than a week. Maybe it's just us, but those five weeks went by awfully fast. And the shutdown proved significant for Greenpointers: First, there was the rush to get the India Street ferry pier fixed in time for the shutdown. Done. Then, it turns out the replacement shuttles were awesome, better than the absentee train, and some Greenpointers wish the...
G train regulars won't be the only ones breathing sighs of relief and contentment come September. We'll all be glad to start drinking pumpkin drinks without shame, but more importantly, the MTA will be implementing a $4.9 million plan to expand bus service to the further corners of The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. (Oh, and also Manhattan, but who cares.) For those of you who've been cursing the 2nd Avenue subway project for...
People have a lot of opinions on how to make the oft-maligned G train better (Just add more cars! Make it run on an entirely different course because its current track makes no fucking sense! Change its hideous pea green color to something less aesthetically disturbing!) but one that hasn't been considered as much is this: Get rid of the G train entirely. In a Dickensian plot twist, according to some Greenpointers and LIC...

SUBSCRIBE TODAY!