featured image: Governor Andrew Cuomo demonstrates track improvement work as part of Subway Action Plan. Full funded Subway Action Plan allows for acceleration work on continuously welded rail, which reduces track related delays. MTA will double rate of continuously welded rail installations from 19.9 miles to 39.8 miles of track (Governor’s Office)
On Thursday morning, Democratic candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon held a campaign event on the L line, shaking hands with riders, posing for photos, and watching as multiple trains skipped the packed Lorimer Station. When she eventually did get on the L, it took her 20 minutes to travel to 1st Avenue, two stops away.
Riding the subway is something that Governor Andrew Cuomo hasn’t done since December 31, 2016, when he and his family and a bunch of other important people cracked champagne and took the inaugural ride on the just-completed Second Avenue Subway.
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