L train shutdown pros and cons | amNewYork

L train shutdown pros and cons

The L train, which carries 400,000 weekday riders between Manhattan and Brooklyn, will shut down between the boroughs for 18 months beginning in 2019 while the MTA repairs damage caused by superstorm Sandy, officials announced.

So what the heck will happen to all those people who ride the train every day? Well, it won’t be pretty, but there are, of course, pros and cons …

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