Good news if you live on the L, the S, or the Staten Island Railroad: you will actually be able to get where you want this weekend (as long as you stick to your line). The rest of us may take the time to get to know our own neighborhoods, as the MTA has "planned work" on every other line. Here are some of the disruptions:
- 1 train service is suspended, the 2 and 3 trains will run local between 96th and Chambers Streets, and downtown 2 and 3 trains skip 86th Street and 79th Street.
- There are no 6 trains between Pelham Bay Park and Parkchester/St Lawrence Avenue.
- Times Square-bound 7 trains skip 111th, 103rd, 90th and 82nd Streets from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.
- A trains will skip the Fulton St-Broadway Nassau Station in both directions.
- No G trains between Bedford-Nostrand Avenes and Court Square.
- No Q trains between Prospect Park and Stillwell Avenue.
- Chambers Street-bound J trains skip Flushing Avenue, Lorimer and Hewes Streets
You can check out the MTA's website for more details about shuttles, transfers and hiring a psychologist to help you deal with the emotional trauma of seeing one of those "Service Changes" signs. Upper West Side resident Shannon Barnes told the Daily News, "What? It's not running at all? I don't know what I'm going to do now. They keep hiking up the fares, but it seems like every weekend there is some issue." NYC Transit said this weekend will be the "largest bus shuttle operation ever," to which Gene Russianoff of the Straphangers Campaign replied, "Two of the scariest words to city subway riders are 'shuttle bus.'" It definitely just knocked "$104 MetroCard" out of the top slot.