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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Apart from the weekend long absence of 2 and 3 service, which means no service at Clark Street or on the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall, service should, barring the unforeseen (which is a pretty heroic assumption these days), be normal at all other local stations this weekend (Friday evening, July 21 to Monday morning, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

From 11:45 PM Friday, July 14 to 5:00 AM Monday, July 17 there will be no service in either direction at High Street, as A and C trains will be diverted to the F line between West 4th Street and Jay Street-Metro Tech. There will also be no 2 or 3 service at Clark Street […]

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NYC DOT Seeks Public Comments, Suggestions Concerning BQE Repairs

We noted earlier that the New York State Legislature, which has an unfortunate stranglehold on many matters affecting New York City alone, in its recent session failed to pass the legislation required to expedite the urgently needed work to repair the cantilevered portion of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway that runs below Brooklyn Heights and the […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s another wacky weekend. From 11:45 PM Friday, July 7 until 5:00 AM Monday, July 10 there will be no service in either direction at Clark Street, the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall, or High Street. 2 and 3 trains aren’t running to or from Brooklyn this weekend, as will be the rule all weekends […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Note: Last week we posted that there would be 2 train service (but no 3 train) to and from Brooklyn this pre-holiday weekend. This was based on information on the MTA’s website at the time. The website now shows that, just like the previous two weekends (and all others until some time next year), from […]

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Cuomo Makes Brooklyn Heights Resident Joseph Lhota MTA Chair

The Eagle reports that Governor Cuomo has named Heights resident Joseph Lhota to serve as chair of the MTA. Lhota previously served as the MTA’s chief executive, and is credited with leading the agency’s quick response to the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. He later ran unsuccessfully as the GOP candidate for for […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

From 11:45 PM Friday, June 23 until 5:00 AM Monday, June 26 Brooklyn bound R and (late night) N trains will be diverted over the Manhattan Bridge between Canal Street and DeKalb Avenue. This means no service from Manhattan to Court Street or to the R/N platforms at Jay Street-Metro Tech, or to stops further […]

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Subway Service Update: Some More Bad (but Necessary) News About the 2/3 Line

Yesterday we reported that there would be no service to or from Brooklyn on the 2/3 line this weekend. Now, thanks to the Brooklyn Heights Association, we know that post-Sandy repair work to the tunnels connecting Brooklyn to Manhattan and vice versa will necessitate shutting down 2/3 service to and from Brooklyn each weekend (11:45 […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

There’s good news and there’s bad news this weekend (Friday, June 16 at 11:45 PM to Monday, June 19 at 5:00 AM). The good news is that there will be 4/5 service in both directions at Borough Hall, so those traveling to or from Manhattan’s East Side no longer need to take circuitous routes. The […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This Saturday, June 10 promises to be challenging for Heights subway riders. Once again, starting at 11:45 PM on Friday, June 9, there will be no service in either direction on the 4/5 line at Borough Hall, or on the A/C line at High Street. 4 trains (5 trains don’t serve Brooklyn on weekends) are […]

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