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UPDATED AGAIN! Entire transit system will close at noon on Saturday

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Normally in this space, we write about the hassles and headaches of weekend trackwork. But, hey, Irene is coming, so the MTA has not only canceled all maintenance for this weekend, but also all service after noon on Saturday.

Check www.mta.info for the latest news, but that’s what we have as of 3 pm on Friday.

Got a transit gripe? Tell us. E-mail dmacleod@cnglocal.com.

Information courtesy of New York City Transit — and is accurate at press time. Community Newspaper Group is not responsible for last-minute changes made by the agency.

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Reader Feedback

Eric from Bushwick says:
Maybe im not seeing it but i dont see anything about the L. Besides in the headline...
Aug. 26, 2011, 4:40 am
SB from Bushwick says:
The MTA site is mum about any planned changes as well. Was truth sacrificed for a mediocre headline?
Aug. 26, 2011, 7:32 am
Cheryl from Fort Greene says:
Part of an e-mail I received from the MTA yesterday at 5 pm regarding service changes this weekend:

In anticipation of the arrival of Hurricane Irene:
• Planned service changes for scheduled maintenance this weekend, late Friday, August 26 to early Monday, August 29, are cancelled.

So I'm assuming the non-standard service changes at least (2,3,A,C,G, and Q) are cancelled.
Aug. 26, 2011, 8:57 am
gimme from around says:
now this really screws up my booty call trips around BK, screw you Irene

also things Bloomberg forgot to mention about stocking up: liquor & condoms
Aug. 26, 2011, 6:32 pm
Or from Yellow Hook says:
Good King Michael Bloomberg the First has stated that there were no delayed or late subway trains on Sunday August 28th.
Aug. 28, 2011, 1:24 pm

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