Talk:Times Square – 42nd Street / Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway)

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The passenger underpass for the shuttle is above the downtown local track of the BMT Broadway line and not between the two express tracks as was originally noted in the article. I ride this section of the BMT every day and can attest to this.

The downtown local track dips down right after the 49th Street station so that it can go underneath the underpass and rejoins the other 3 tracks just before it gets to the Times Square station.

--Allan 18:24, 20 May 2005 (UTC)

Big White Space[edit]

Is there aany way to get rid of that terri\bly ugly white space just below the 1st paragraph? Can someone make the info box not push the text all down and have it just wrap the text? It looks really dumb as it is right now. Justin Tokke (talk) 18:15, 10 August 2008 (UTC)

It is ugly, but simply wrapping the text would misalign the sections with the infoboxes. The way to do it would be to alternate the boxes left and right, but as far as I know the templates haven't been written to allow a left box. Jim.henderson (talk) 15:12, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

External Links[edit]

I don't like the look of the external links section. Too many links, and I'm not sure how many are relevant. I deleted one definite linkspam (crossposted to multiple pages) and moved the street views to their own section. Perhaps it's possible to weed out a few more, or maybe collapse them with a show/hide template? Pi.1415926535 (talk) 19:37, 2 February 2011 (UTC)

Next stop for IRT Flushing Line downtown[edit]

The next stop south for the IRT Flushing Line's services is listed as 34th Street, which is under construction. The 10th Avenue station should also be listed a planned station. Otherwise, the 96th Street (IND Second Avenue Line) station on the IND Second Avenue Line should not have links for 106th Street, either, because 106th Street station is not funded and not under construction, like 10th Avenue. Epicgenius(talk to mesee my contributions) 13:15, 27 July 2013 (UTC)

The 10th Avenue station isn't planned. It's just an idea. They've designed the line so that it's not impossible to add a station at 10th Avenue should the demand and funding ever materialize. There is no schedule to build the station, no contract and only a superficial design. The station does not exist and may never exist. Continuing to add it as the next stop after 42nd Street is a clear violation of WP:CRYSTAL. The 34th Street station, on the other hand, is currently under construction. It has a clear schedule and is "almost certain" to open within the next year or so. The 106th Street station should also be removed. It's presence is just an example of WP:OTHERSTUFF. Pburka (talk) 14:07, 27 July 2013 (UTC)
What about 116th Street and all the other stations on the Second Avenue Line? These articles have next-stop links, too.
On the other hand, I do not have an article for the Secaucus station because it isn't on any official plans, unlike the 10th Avenue, 106th Street, and 116th Street stations. Epicgenius(talk to mesee my contributions) 14:56, 27 July 2013 (UTC)
The 116th Street article doesn't exist anymore. Having 10th Avenue listed as the "next" stop from 42nd Street will be confusing. Currently, 42nd is terminus. Soon, 34th Street will be the next stop. We have no idea when, if ever, 10th Avenue might become the next stop. There is no timeline and no funding. There's a very good chance it will never be built. Pburka (talk) 15:03, 27 July 2013 (UTC)
To clarify: I don't object to the 10th Ave station being mentioned as a proposed station in this article, but it shouldn't be in the infobox. An WP:INFOBOX should provide a "quick and convenient summary of the key facts about a subject". Proposed stations which may never be built are not key facts. Pburka (talk) 15:58, 27 July 2013 (UTC)
Okay, but the 10th Avenue article still exists. So do the articles for all the Second Avenue Line stations—they're simply redirects to the SAS page.

Accessible[edit]

"all except 42nd Street Shuttle; passageway between 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal and rest of complex is not accessible" - Eh? Could this tangled verbiage be decoded into something more, umm, accessible? Jim.henderson (talk) 18:40, 13 February 2014 (UTC)