Bay Parkway (IND Culver Line)

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Bay Parkway
"F" train
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Bay Pkwy F NYC Subway Station by David Shankbone.JPG
Station statistics
Address Bay Parkway & McDonald Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Borough Brooklyn
Locale Midwood
Coordinates 40°37′15.1″N 73°58′30.83″W / 40.620861°N 73.9752306°W / 40.620861; -73.9752306Coordinates: 40°37′15.1″N 73°58′30.83″W / 40.620861°N 73.9752306°W / 40.620861; -73.9752306
Division B (IND, formerly BMT)
Line IND Culver Line
Services       F all times (all times)
Transit connections Bus transport NYCT Bus: B6
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3 (2 in regular service)
Other information
Opened March 16, 1919 (98 years ago) (1919-03-16)
Former/other names 22nd Avenue – Bay Parkway
Traffic
Passengers (2015) 460,536[1]Decrease 3.7%
Rank 409 out of 425
Station succession
Next north Avenue I: F all times
Next south Avenue N: F all times

Bay Parkway (originally 22nd Avenue – Bay Parkway) is a local station on the IND Culver Line of the New York City Subway, located in Midwood, Brooklyn at the intersection of Bay Parkway and McDonald Avenue above Washington Cemetery. It is served by the F train at all times.

Station layout[edit]

Track layout
to Av I
to Av N
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local "F" train toward Jamaica – 179th Street (Avenue I)
Peak-direction express No regular service
Southbound local "F" train toward Coney Island–Stillwell Avenue (Avenue N)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, station agent, MetroCard vending machines
G Street Level Entrances/Exits
Southwestern street stair

This elevated station, opened on March 16, 1919, has two side platforms and three tracks with the center one not normally used. Both platforms have beige windscreens and brown canopies with green frames in the center and waist-high black steel fences at either ends. The station signs are in the standard black with white helvetica font.

Stations along the three-tracked stretch of the Culver Line, including this station (excluding Ditmas Avenue, which had already been rehabilitated) are being renovated from June 7, 2016, to May 1, 2017, with the center track being used to bypass the portions of the stations that are under renovation. The entire cost of the station renewal project is $140 million.[2][3]

Exits[edit]

This station's only entrance is an elevated station house beneath the tracks. It has two staircases to each platform at their centers, waiting area that allows free transfer between directions, turnstile bank, token booth, and three street stairs. Two of those stairs go down to either northwest corner of McDonald Avenue and Bay Parkway (the southern one is longer since it goes down to the diagonal street of Bay Parkway) while the third goes down to the southeast corner. Both station house balconies have emergency exit doors between the platform stairs and street stairs.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved April 19, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Feasibility and Analysis of F Express Service in Brooklyn" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. May 2016. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Coney Island-bound F subway trains will not stop at Avenue I, Bay Pkwy, Avenue N, Avenue P, Avenue U, and Avenue X until early 2017". web.mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2016. Retrieved October 9, 2016. 
  4. ^ "MTA Neighborhood Maps: Midwood" (PDF). mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved August 2, 2015. 

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