June 14, 2019

How the MTA’s service changes will affect your Father’s Day weekend

No matter how you're celebrating this Father's Day weekend, the MTA is probably the most likely candidate to throw a last-minute wrench in your plan to be punctual. The planned service changes are fairly merciful, but far from insignificant. Uptown 1, 4, and 6 trains are skipping a bunch of stops uptown, while the D and F take a break for stretches of Brooklyn.
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May 31, 2019

This weekend’s subway changes are a glimpse at what’s in store next week

The usual roster of service changes is coming to a subway near you this weekend. There will be limited service uptown and in the Bronx on 1 and 2 trains, heavy delays continue on the 5, and for the majority of the weekend, Flushing-bound 7 trains will be skipping a bunch of stops in Queens. The worse news is that those changes won't simply go away at 5 a.m. on Monday—the week ahead has its own list of service changes, and it's a lot longer than usual. For now, check out the weekend's damage below.
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May 17, 2019

The 1 isn’t running uptown, expect heavy delays on 5 trains, and more weekend service updates

The weather forecast is looking good this weekend, but underground things aren't as bright. The usual roster of subway service changes will hit the tracks, and while some straphangers are lucky enough to avoid planned work on their lines—the C, F, and G are in the clear—others are not so fortunate. The 1 isn't running uptown, the 5 will only be running every 20 minutes, and there are scores of skipped stops and reduced service across the board.
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April 26, 2019

The L train ‘slowdown’ begins this weekend (and all the other service updates you need to know)

After years of planning and months of confusion, it's finally here: the L train shutdown slowdown officially begins at 8 p.m. tonight. L trains will only be running every 20 minutes on weeknights and weekends for the next 12-15 months. During peak weekend hours, the L typically services 8,000 straphangers, but will only be able to accommodate 4,800 an hour under the reduced schedule—that leaves plenty of frustrated riders who will need to look for travel alternatives like the 7, G, and M trains, or the “Williamsburg Link” buses for stops in the Brooklyn neighborhood. Read on for all the service disruptions hitting the subways this weekend.
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April 19, 2019

As the Easter Parade hits Midtown this weekend, here’s how subways will be running

If you're heading to the annual Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival this Sunday—beginning at 10 a.m. at Fifth Avenue and 49th Street and marching up to 55th Street—you'll want to take the E to Fifth Avenue-53rd Street, the N and R to Fifth Avenue-59th Street, the 4, 5, and 6 to Grand Central, or the 7 to Fifth Avenue. If you have other plans this weekend, check out our guide to planned service changes so you can get there with minimum headaches.
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April 12, 2019

Get ready for another weekend of service changes on every line

A bunch of service changes are hitting the subways again this week, with no line left untouched. In addition to multiple trains skipping stops or running express, several lines will be rerouted via other trains, and the 6 and L trains are both running in two sections, with delays to be expected. No matter what your plans are for the weekend, we've put together our weekly guide of planned subway service changes below, so you can head out prepared.
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March 22, 2019

Riders of the 3, 4, 6, and L trains luck out this weekend—most other lines will get significant service changes

While there are no planned changes for the 3, 4, 6, and L trains this weekend, most other lines are not so lucky. The M isn't running between Queens and Manhattan, the J continues to take a break between Brooklyn and Queens, and there will be a significant amount of skipped stops across the board. Check out the full damage below.
February 15, 2019

Here’s how the subways will be running this Presidents’ Day weekend

Many New Yorkers are looking forward to a long weekend, but it won't be without its fair share of service changes. On Monday, MTA services will operate on special schedules, with Metro-North and the LIRR offering off-peak fares throughout the day. The worse news is that subways and buses will be on a Saturday schedule, meaning that many of the planned service interruptions listed below will extend into Monday, and in some cases, even Tuesday.
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February 1, 2019

The 7 is back this weekend, but the L train is not

First, the good news: 7 service has been restored after several weeks, the J and M will be running between Brooklyn and Manhattan (but the J is out of service from Crescent Street to Jamaica Center), and there are no planned disruptions on the 2, 3, 6, and Q lines. The bad news impacts L train riders, who will have to get used to service changes through March. The L won't be running from 8th Avenue in Manhattan to Brooklyn Junction. Read on for more details about the skipped stops and delays that may impact your travel this weekend.
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January 25, 2019

Smooth sailing for G, L, and Q trains this weekend, others not so much

Most of the planned work for this weekend looks a lot like last week's slate: still no B train, no J or M between Brooklyn and Manhattan, no 7 between Queensboro Plaza and 34 Street-Hudson Yards, and longer than usual wait times on some lines. G, L, and Q riders can rejoice for now, you get to enjoy another weekend without planned subway service disruptions.

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