News

Lyft says it is ‘optimistic’ about Andrew Cuomo’s solution to the L train shutdown after the ride-sharing service ran an ad campaign targeting stranded subway riders

Ride-sharing service Lyft launched an ad campaign in December focused on New Yorkers seeking alternative transportation during the planned 15-month shutdown of the L train. On Thursday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the subway line – used by roughly 250,000 commuters – would not be shutting down beginning […]
Lyft says it is ‘optimistic’ about Andrew Cuomo’s solution to the L train shutdown after the ride-sharing service ran an ad campaign targeting stranded subway riders
Markets

The impending L-train apocalypse has rents in Williamsburg plunging

Rents in Williamsburg continue to drop as residents move out ahead of the L-train shutdown, according to StreetEasy. The portion of the subway line that connects Brooklyn to Manhattan will be closed for 15 months beginning in April to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. Landlords are offering more discounts […]
The impending L-train apocalypse has rents in Williamsburg plunging