MTA On Board With Cuomo's Plan To Lower Fares For Some LIRR Riders During Penn Station Repairs The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it intends to make sure Long Island Rail Road riders are "fairly compensated" during Amtrak's track work this summer at Penn Station.
Long Island Communities At Odds Over Proposed LIRR Summer Ferry ServicePart of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's plan to offer Long Island Rail Road commuters an alternative during the upcoming "summer of hell" commute at Penn Station is a planned ferry service from Glen Cove, Nassau County.
Commuters Sue Over Poor Service On Long Island Rail RoadAn attorney has filed a lawsuit on behalf of two Long Island Rail Road riders, claiming that delays, cancellations and crowding have made for emotional distress for passengers.
LIRR Worker Struck, Killed By Train In QueensTrains on the Ronkonkoma, Port Jefferson, Oyster Bay and Hempstead lines were delayed for 15 to 20 minutes, and westbound trains bypassed the Queens Village and Hollis stations.
Service Resumes At Penn Station After Delays, Cancellations Snarl Evening CommuteRiders are experiencing 10 to 15 minute delays heading eastbound out of Penn Station, and the LIRR advised customers to anticipate additional cancellations throughout the evening.
'Ridiculously Horrible:' LIRR Riders Fed Up After East River Tunnel Power Problem Snarls Morning CommuteThe power problem stalled two LIRR trains inside one of the East River tunnels, stranding hundreds of passengers.
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Rail Riders 'Rally For A Sane Commute' At Rockville Centre LIRR StationSaturday's rally comes after Amtrak announced repair plans at Penn Station that could disrupt commutes for most of the summer.
Penn Station Repairs Could Spoil Summer For Some Businesses On Long Island
Amtrak Agrees With Governors That 'Dramatic Action' Needed At Penn StationAmtrak was responding Friday to a letter from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Christie calling for a private operator to take over Penn Station, where recent derailments and other problems have hampered commuters.
NJ TRANSIT, LIRR, Amtrak Service Snarled During Evening Commute Due To Signal Problems At Penn StationThe Long Island Rail Road is reporting service disruptions both in to and out of New York Penn Station during the Wednesday evening rush due to signal problems in one of the East River Tunnels.
Westbound LIRR Trains Halted From Jamaica To Penn Station Through Evening RushWestbound Long Island Rail Road service was halted between Jamaica, Queens and Penn Station through much of the evening rush.