Long Island Rail Road
Commuters fearing a Long Island Rail Road strike have been flooding area car and bus services with inquiries about lining up alternative plans — and some are even booking helicopters and sea planes.
There are no plans to restart talks between the MTA and workers’ unions after negotiations broke down on Monday with both sides walking away from the table.
With the threat of a Long Island Rail Road strike growing direr by the day, businesses have been forced to firm up alternate plans right along with commuters.
Long Island Rail Road unions say talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed with just six days left before a potential walkout of 5,400 workers.
Mayor Bill de Blasio has no plans to postpone or cancel his 10-day family vacation to Italy in spite of a possible Long Island Rail Road strike next week.
Here within you will find all that you need to know about how to get to and from New York City during the LIRR strike.
Negotiations aimed at avoiding a Long Island Rail Road strike are reportedly set to resume Monday.
With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike, the MTA has made its contingency plan public.
There is still no deal between union workers and the MTA to avert a possible Long Island Rail Road strike in just nine days.
With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.
With 10 days to go Thursday before a possible Long Island Rail Road strike, many have been wondering just how far apart the two sides really are.
Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.
The agency said Wednesday it has print ads running in seven daily newspapers and radio ads airing on 11 stations, including 1010 WINS and WCBS 880.
MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast will travel to Washington on Wednesday to ask Congress what its intentions are if an agreement is not reached by the July 20 deadline.
Contract talks are expected to resume Tuesday afternoon between the MTA and LIRR union workers.