LIRR: Commuters Can't Live With It-- Or Without ItCommuters call it a love-hate relationship, but after bracing for life without the railroad, riders say the busiest commuter rail line in the nation is still the best bet to get to and from the city.
Cuomo: Strike Averted As Deal Reached Between MTA, LIRR UnionsThere was handshaking and back-patting all around on Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo helped broker a deal between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road unions to avoid a potentially crippling strike.
Anxiety Over For LIRR Commuters After Strike Is AvertedCommuters let out a big sigh of relief Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement that has averted a crippling Long Island Rail Road strike.
Colbert Ribs De Blasio About Planned Italy Trip Before LIRR Strike AvertedMayor Bill de Blasio took a ribbing from Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert Wednesday night about his planned trip to Italy while the threat of a possible Long Island Rail Road strike still loomed.
MTA, LIRR Unions End Another Day Of Talks 4 Days Before Potential StrikeWith a Long Island Rail Road strike potentially set to start on Sunday, the unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority returned to the bargaining table Wednesday and talked for several hours without reaching a deal.
Expert: Wind-Down Of LIRR Service Will Not Require Multiple DaysIf a strike goes ahead for the Long Island Rail Road, how long will it take for the trains to stop running?
Long Islanders Making Reservations With Private Transportation Companies In Event Of LIRR StrikeCommuters fearing a Long Island Rail Road strike have been flooding area car and bus services with inquiries about lining up alternative plans -- and some are even booking helicopters and sea planes.
No New Negotiations Set Between MTA, LIRR Unions As Workers Prepare For StrikeThere are no plans to restart talks between the MTA and workers' unions after negotiations broke down on Monday with both sides walking away from the table.
Businesses Say Preparing For LIRR Strike Is Like Bracing For StormWith the threat of a Long Island Rail Road strike growing direr by the day, businesses have been forced to firm up alternate plans right along with commuters.
MTA Chairman Prendergast On LIRR Unions: They Haven't Moved At AllLong Island Rail Road unions say talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed with just six days left before a potential walkout of 5,400 workers.
CBS New York's Guide To Surviving The LIRR Strike
Guide To Surviving The LIRR StrikeHere within you will find all that you need to know about how to get to and from New York City during the LIRR strike.