M.T.A. to G Riders: Drop Dead

Not exactly. But close. The Times‘ William Neuman reports this morning that the perennially put-upon G Train will not be part of a round of scaled-back service improvements:

One line that had been scheduled for more service in the original proposal last December but was not included in this round of improvements was the G. Riders on the G often complain of long waits between trains. Officials said the G did not exceed the loading guidelines.

The M.T.A.’s decision will, of course, annoy many G Train riders, not least those who kicked off a campaign in May to improve service. M.T.A. to G Riders: Drop Dead