Long Island Rail Road
The station, graced by 150,000 commuters every day, is one of the nation’s busiest transportation hubs.
Trains with open space rather than doors between cars, dedicated busways, and new “smart chip” systems to replace the current MetroCard system were among the ideas floated in a recent report outlining the needs of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in the 20 years to come.
Long Island Rail Road riders were shocked Saturday morning, following revelations that tiny video cameras were discovered hidden on ticket vending machines.
Long Island Rail Road commuter Brian Ginsberg found the valuable collection Friday afternoon during his ride home on the Ronkonkoma line.
Of the customers who submit inquiries — about 1,500 a month — looking for lost items, 63 percent are recovered, the MTA said.
Two more Long Island Rail Road retirees pleaded guilty to charges of disability fraud just as before their trial was set to begin, according to a published report.
A three-block-long concrete casing is under construction, in an effort to preserve a possible right-of-way for two flood-resistant rail tunnels into Penn Station.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday approved a nearly $2 billion contract for new cars on the Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road lines.
If the $1.8 billion contract for 584 of the Kawasaki-made electric cars is approved by the MTA this week, they’ll go into service beginning in 2017.
There will be seven projects coming up over the next few years on the LIRR, including the Double Track project.
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The Nassau Coliseum will be a distant memory for the Islanders as they leave the aging building for the first time since they entered the league in 1972.
LIRR riders can receive a pre-tax benefit of $245 each month through most employers, but that benefit is set to expire at the end of the year.
According to police, Niheim Levy got into an argument with a 49-year-old Freeport man around 4:50 a.m. on Saturday at the Bellmore station. The victim wound up on the tracks and came in contact with the third rail.
Spokesman Aaron Donovan said the copper theft caused nearly 10 cancellations during the morning rush.