Riders on the much-maligned G train can expect to get a boost starting Monday.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is expected to increase G train service in the afternoon and evening rush hours, easing the daily commute the 125,000 people who ride it every weekday.
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Straphangers can expect trains to run at regular intervals, new public announcement systems at 12 stations across the line and new signs to warn riders exactly where the four-car train will stop at platforms.
The changes are a result of a 2013 review by the MTA after local lawmakers joined with transit advocates by Riders Alliance to improve service.
“Today the G rarely means the beginning of a great ride,” said state Sen. Daniel Squadron in a statement.
Squadron and fellow state Sen. and Martin Dilan jointly requested the recommendations from the Riders Alliance, which were included in the final report.
After a series of petitions, rallies and even a parody exercise video titled "G Train Workout Plan," members of Riders Alliance said they were happy to hear about the planned improvements.
John Blesso, a Riders Alliance member who lives off the Broadway G Train stop, called it a “solid first step.”
“The G train is increasingly becoming a major artery for Brooklyn and Queens residents,” he added, “and we need to make sure that service keeps up with ridership on the line.”