Your train will arive in 3 minutes…ummm give or take 3 minutes.


The electronic message boards have finally arrived on the L line. They aren’t fully operational just yet, but they are being tested. As a matter of fact, many of them are lit up already. You can see what they look like.

Unfortunately, the information displayed isn’t necessarily accurate yet.

“With the introduction of this new system, garbled subway messages are on their way to becoming a thing of the past along the L line and eventually the entire system,” Metropolitan Transportation Authority CEO Elliot Sander said.

The signs were supposed to be up and running back in July. What a shock…didn’t happen. But any week now, they will be up and running in full force. Next step? Outfitting the entire subway system. Let’s hope it all works before 2015.

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