The Commuter Council is warning Long Island Rail Road riders to plan ahead for a possible work strike next month.
LIRR unions tried to ramp up the pressure on the MTA at a labor rally in Massapequa on Saturday.
In the event of a walkout, shuttle bus service will be provided from six LIRR stations to subway stations in New York City.
Heavy train delays proved to be as much of a disappointment as the race was to many California Chrome fans Saturday.
Two more former Long Island Rail Road workers have been sentenced to probation for their role in a massive disability scam.
The three-member Presidential Emergency Board issued its nonbinding resolution on Tuesday, calling the unions’ proposal a “reasonable” solution.
In April Valer Zaharia pleaded guilty to third-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree conspiracy.
Service has been restored on the Long Island Rail Road’s Long Beach, Babylon, Far Rockaway, and West Hempstead Branches following earlier signal trouble at Valley Stream.
Three cars on a seven-car freight train jumped the tracks just east of Jamaica Station on the Long Island Rail Road.
Officials are concerned that the departure of LIRR President Helena Williams could cause problems for ongoing projects.
After nearly two centuries of using paper tickets, the commuter lines are going high tech.
The rail link is projected to be completed in 2023 and cost nearly $11 billion. In 2006, the agency estimated the East Side Access project could be finished by the end of 2013 at a cost of $6.3 billon.
Trains are back on schedule after commuters faced delays into and out of New York City for about three hours Thursday morning due to downed overhead wires at Penn Station.
The Presidential Emergency Board will once again try to bring the MTA and railroad employees to a contract agreement. If no deal is reached, a strike deadline is set for mid-July
Contract talks between the railroad workers and the MTA resume Monday with the presidential mediation board. The two sides have been far apart on pay raises and union givebacks.