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5) G Train Extension Becomes Permanent
A subway line gets extended by a few stops—this might seem like a small thing. But it was actually a huge victory for the people of South Slope, Windsor Terrace, and Kensington who were already underserved by mass transit. Beyond their victory was the fact that the fight to extend permanently G train service was a grassroots effort, led by Lincoln Restler, former North Brooklyn District Leader.