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Subway Service Alerts, and a Town Hall with the New MTA Prexy

Our friends at the Brooklyn Heights Association have notified us that new MTA President Andy Byford (photo) will be present to talk and answer questions about his plan to repair and improve the subway system at a town hall meeting to be held this coming Tuesday, May 29 from 6:30 t0 8:30 PM at the […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Apart from the absence of 2/3 service in either direction at Clark Street and at the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall, which the MTA tells us will end at midnight on Sunday, June 24, the only route diversion affecting local stations negatively is that, from 9:30 tonight (Friday, May 18) to 5:00 AM Monday, May […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

Good news! We have a projected time for the end of the post-Sandy tunnel reconstruction work on the 2/3 line that has meant no weekend service in either direction to or from Clark Street or the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall. According to the MTA’s website, service should be restored at 12:01 AM on Sunday, […]

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All That Shooting? It’s Not Your Imagination

Over the last few weeks, those little multi-colored notices on trees and street signs have flourished almost as efflorescently as the white blossoms that are harbingers of spring in our neighborhood. Locals, though, don’t welcome the signs with quite as much enthusiasm as they do the blossoms. The Brooklyn Eagle reports what we always know to be […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

I’m calling this coming weekend — 10:45 PM Friday, May 4 to 5:00 AM Monday, May 7 — another “green light” weekend because, apart from the absence all weekend of 2 and 3 train service, which means no service in either direction at Clark Street or on the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall, and which […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

I’m calling this coming weekend — 10:45 PM Friday, April 27 to 5:00 AM Monday, April 30 — a “green light” weekend because, apart from the absence all weekend of 2 and 3 train service, which means no service in either direction at Clark Street or on the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall, and which […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

All day Saturday, April 21, from 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM, Manhattan bound N and R trains are being re-routed over the Manhattan Bridge, but Q trains will provide alternative Manhattan bound service at Court Street and at the N/R platforms at Jay Street-Metro Tech. Brooklyn bound N and R service should operate normally. This […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

After a week’s reprieve, the F train/D train do-si-do is back. From 9:30 PM Friday, April 13 to 5:00 AM Monday, April 16, F trains will be re-routed to the D line and D trains re-routed to the F in both directions, between West 4th Street and Stillwell Avenue. For F stops in Manhattan up […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This weekend, from 11:45 PM Friday, April 6 to 5:00 AM Monday, April 9, we have the usual, until some time this summer, cancellation of 2 or 3 train service in either direction (meaning no service at Clark Street or on the 2/3 platforms at Borough Hall). As usual, during the absence of 2/3 service, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

The do-si-do is back (and we still don’t understand why sending one train over another’s route and vice versa expedites repair work). Update: A reader has an explanation. See the comments. This weekend, from 11:45 PM Friday, March 30 to 5:00 AM Monday, April 2, we have the usual, until some time this summer, cancellation […]

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