The MTA is going to ignore an arbitrator's ruling that conductors must be on the automated L train at all times and the agency is going to continue with only one crew member (an engineer) running the show. The agency is also considering an appeal to what it thinks is an overly "technical" reading of a labor agreement. Hold on: The technical part is that the labor agreement said only trains under 300 feet in length can go with one employee (which is why the S shuttle to Grand Central has one person). The L train is 480, which is over 50% longer... Gothamist thinks at least one conductor would be adequate. Time will tell as to whether or not the MTA will blink.