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David Bowie Metrocards
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David Bowie subway takeover: official MetroCards, themed Broadway-Lafayette station

The Broadway-Lafayette station, which is just a few blocks from where Bowie used to live in Soho, has been transformed into a tribute/installation to him - and an ad for 'David Bowie Is' at Brooklyn Museum. They're also selling official Bowie MTA MetroCards.

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L Train Shutdown to transform 14th St into “busiest bus route in the country”

With the much-dreaded L Train shutdown now only a year away, concerns continue to be raised that the MTA's shutdown plan will not be sufficient to accommodate the estimated 275,000 riders who use it to travel between Brooklyn and Manhattan daily.

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The Smiths are the NYCT Subway’s favorite band

NYC Transit Authority president Andy Byford took to Twitter on Thursday to answer straphangers' questions, which were mostly about the Subway but he did shout out The Smiths...

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a woman got trapped under an L Train at Bedford Ave

A woman passed out and fell onto the train tracks at the Bedford Ave L stop this morning just as the Manhattan-bound train was approaching. The incident happened around 11:15 AM and the train narrowly missed her..

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L Train
photo via Mike Steele
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L Train shutdown plan revealed by MTA

The long-awaited plan to mitigate the upcoming transit nightmare of being without the L for fifteen months, beginning April 2019, includes increased subway service, busing, cycling enhancements, and a new ferry line.

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there are official ‘Twin Peaks’ MTA Metrocards ++ where you can get them

We're less than a week from 'Twin Peaks: The Return.'

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L Train shutdown shortened to 15 months (and set to start in April 2019)

The MTA board approved the contract for repairs on the L train's Canarsie Tunnel today, confirming the shutdown will last for 15 months.

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Prince ads in Union Square
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purple Prince Spotify ads add color to Union Square subway station

Prince's crucial Warner Brothers catalog returned to streaming services on Sunday, and just to make sure you knew about it, Spotify put up a few ads in NYC's 14th St Union Square subway hub...

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Lou Reed & Chuck Close portraits at the 86th St. W stop (photo courtesy The MTA)
Lou Reed & Chuck Close portraits at the 86th St. W stop (photo courtesy The MTA)
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Chuck Close portraits of Lou Reed, Philip Glass & more featured on NYC’s new 2nd Ave Subway line

Other Close portraits at the 86th St. stop include Zhang Huan, Kara Walker, Alex Katz, Cecily Brown, and Cindy Sherman.

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MTA makes it official: no L Train between Manhattan & Brooklyn for 18 months

The shutdown to fix the L Train's Canarsie Tunnel will begin "no sooner than 2019."

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