Subway Tunnel Will Be Closed Entirely in Week After Christmas

On Tuesday, the Regional Plan Association, an urban research organization, issued a report providing recommendations on how the authority could make the most of the L tunnel shutdown.

“You need to show riders that they are getting something in return for the inconveniences of the service not running,” said Kate Slevin, a vice president of the association. In making repairs to the L tunnel, subway officials could, for example, add elevators to stations, she said. “Show real benefits for riders, and you’ll build some will to do these more targeted shutdowns,” Ms. Slevin said.

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