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Only a handful of stops added to the ageing MTA subway system, the Second Avenue Subway provides... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
fi88r
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New York City, New York
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We had read so much about the new Second Avenue subway, we had to try it. Yes the stations and car... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
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Delray Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Only a handful of stops added to the ageing MTA subway system, the Second Avenue Subway provides easier access to attractions near the East River on the Upper East Side. Never been to Gracie Mansion or Carl Schurz Park? Take the Second Avenue Subway. If...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank fi88r
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We had read so much about the new Second Avenue subway, we had to try it. Yes the stations and car are new and modern. It definitely fills a void for those living or working on the East side of Manhattan.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rschagrin
Reviewed 23 July 2018

After 10 years of disruption and noise, the Q line opened and has made an amazing difference. One can travel from the Upper East Side straight to Coney Island and the Aquarium without needing to transfer. On top of which, each of the three stations--96th...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joanne J
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Entertaining Walking Tours Guide, Phil Desire, gave an interesting, lively, well-paced tour of the art in the four subway stations of the “new”(1 year old) Second Avenue Subway life be. Make sure to have a Metro Card to enter the subway station.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NYCYoungGran
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

The long awaited 2nd Avenue Q line has new cars & beautiful canopy entrances with elevators. The murals in the stations are beautiful. best thing it’s easy to get from the east side to the west side without taking the shuttle

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank George Y
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Actually, the Q line is the only upper east side line that runs to Times Square, Penn Station and on to Coney Island. The elevators, staircasas, lifts and new stations connecting 63rd Street make this line very well planned. Given a choice of the 6...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank neil102
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Start at the 96th Street to see Sarah Sze's "Blueprint for Landscape" mosaics mounted in laminated glass and ceramic tiles. At 86th Street there's Chuck Close's "Peers" mosaic of his wife and a friend. At 72nd St. Vik Munoz's "Perfect Strangers" mosaics are shown.Jean Shih's...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Parisian73
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The new second avenue subway is a must see. the stations & trains are brand new and actually have elevators!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank George Y
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Nice new subway station. Our luck was that on the day we were there the up escalator was not in working order. What a trek it was climbing up a staircase with a very sharp incline. I couldn't look back !!!!!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

The 2nd Avenue subway finally opened after years of mucking up traffic on the east side, and the result will be the same as the Highline downtown: rising rents. OK, a quicker commute, but from an apartment you can't afford any more. Really fine art...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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