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; 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 will be a resounding yes for quite some time.