Bus and subway fare hikes took effect at midnight, while tolls on the MTA’s seven bridges and two tunnels went up at 2 a.m.
Subways and buses will now cost at least a quarter more _ $2.50 with a MetroCard and $2.75 for a single ride. Express buses are going up to $6.
Commuters just can’t catch a break. Fares and tolls will be going on up virtually everyone commuting or driving into and around New York City.
Ticket cross-honoring remains in effect systemwide for NJ TRANSIT.
Transit agencies across the Tri-State area are responding to the powerful winter storm which is causing disruptions.
After 15 Long Island Rail Road employees were arrested and charged with stealing over $250,000 worth of copper wire, the railroad agency said it will put in place new measures so that similar thefts will not happen.
A New York grand jury has indicted 15 Long Island Rail Road workers and two others accusing them of participating in the theft of copper wiring.
Blanca Maldonado, A Commack mother of three, was driving her recently-retired father to update his medical insurance when their car was incinerated by a LIRR train.
The incident took place shortly after 10 a.m. The equipment train, which doesn’t carry passengers, was heading east when it hit the car at the Second Avenue crossing.
Dr. Peter Ajemian, an orthopedist with a practice in Rockville Centre, is the latest to plead guilty to taking part in a Long Island Rail Road disability fraud scheme.
An environmental assessment is under way on building an additional track from Ronkonkoma, one of the railroad’s busiest stations, to Farmingdale. Only one track runs between the stations, which are about 18 miles apart.
Daniel Dennis, a station attendant who worked for the LIRR for 30 years admitted Wednesday that he padded his retirement by falsely claiming that he was disabled on the job and no longer able to work.
The railroad said customers should take the 2 or 3 trains to Atlantic Terminal or the E train to Jamaica for service to other branches.
Service has been temporarily suspended on the main line in both directions between Penn Station and Hicksville. The accident also is affecting trains on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma and Oyster Bay branches.
The Long Island Rail Road has announced plans to provide extra trains during the New Year’s holiday period, with 14 trains on Saturday and Sunday.