The L train shutdown will officially begin on Saturday, April 27, MTA officials say.
The Canarsie tunnel between Brooklyn and Manhattan will be shut down for 15 months for reconstruction. There will be no L line service between 8th Avenue in Manhattan to Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg.
L trains WILL run between Bedford Avenue and Canarsie-Rockaway Parkway.
The MTA and DOT have planned the following as alternative options for riders: five additional bus routes, a new M14 Select Bus Service on 14th Street, and ferry service, all set to begin on Sunday, April 21.
Subway lines like the G, J and Z will make an additional 1,000 roundtrips, the MTA says, beginning April 28.
Ever wanted to learn about the ecological history of the Bushwick Inlet area?
Well, here’s your chance.
On Wednesday, November 14 at 7 p.m., Dr. Eric Sanderson of the Wildlife Conservation Society is discussing his latest research of historical ecology of the inlet.
The talk will put into context the nature goals for the city, and how everyday people can help improve the future ecology of their neighborhoods.
Here’s a brief description from the event page:
“Given the rush to develop the East River shore, one might think the high rises sprouting like mushrooms are inevitable, even natural, but that would be to misread the long-term history of this precious and productive part of the shore. There were times when reeds were more populous than people and migrating waterfowl rather than millennials flocked to Greenpoint. Although those times may be passed, the ecology of that time helps us understand what the future could be.”