Alternative lines see more traffic amid L train project

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It's been two weeks since repairs started on the L train, causing service on the train to be reduced.

According to numbers released by New York City Transit, ridership on the L train during the weekends has gone down 50 percent since the services have changed.

It also shows that ridership has increased 60 percent on some alternative routes such as the J, M, and G lines.

The L train still has more than one year until it's back to its original schedule.

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