And as we all knew, it ain't pretty. But it's gotta be done I suppose. So which option is the least terrible? Here's a WSJ article about it; http://www.wsj.com/article_email/mta-outlines-two-options-for-l-train-tunnel-closure-1462420742-lMyQjAxMTA2NTAxNTgwNDU2Wj The attached image sums it up. So which do you prefer? 18 months of no service at all, or 36 months of the worst L train service you could possibly imagine? Either way, the answer to the question posed at www.istheltrainfucked.com will be a resounding yes for quite some time.