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08.07.12 Bucky Turco

“It was hot,” even “in January,” said Richard Barnes. The photographer has descended into the subterranean cavern that will become the Second Avenue Subway several times over the past few months to immortalize the massive feat of engineering. Barnes was shooting the images for a New York Times Magazine cover story for last week’s issue. Although he’s done several covers […]

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08.23.11 Bucky Turco

According to a new federal report that shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone familiar with the MTA, the Second Avenue subway isn’t expected to be completed until 2018, or 16 months after the beleaguered transit agency said it would be done, giving Upper East Side residents a slight reprieve from their inevitable day of reckoning. […]

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08.22.11 Bucky Turco

The Second Avenue subway is still years away from completion, but the T train is quickly gaining popularity among consumers of transit paraphernalia. It’s one of the MTA’s top 10 selling lines, despite its shade of robin’s egg blue, which the New York Times reports as being a tough color to work with interior decorator-wise. […]

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