Long Island Rail Road
Supporters crowded into the parking lot at the Bayside Long Island Rail Road station to cheer on Liu’s return to politics.
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.
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced the appointment of Patrick Nowakowski to replace Helena Williams.
But MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast said the agency needs to be prepared in case drivers hit the picket line in July.
The MTA is expected to approve a plan to allow the purchase of train tickets using smartphones and other devices.
After nearly two centuries of using paper tickets, the commuter lines are going high tech.
The agency approved an additional $11.3 million contract to speed up the retrofitting of hundreds of Metro-North and LIRR coaches for Positive Train Control.
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.
The Appellate Division justices say videotape, testimony and a prison misbehavior report provide substantial evidence that Colin Ferguson threatened violence and conspired to riot.
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.
A man was struck and killed by a Long Island Rail Road train in Flushing, Queens Wednesday evening.
The man found the bags near the Long Island Rail Road tracks in the Elmhurst section. They had been dumped in an overgrown area.
Workers found the card skimmers and tiny hidden cameras at a Long Island Rail Road station in Baldwin last week during a routine inspection, police said.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority police on Monday were reminding Long Island Rail Road customers to watch out while buying tickets at vending machines.