The Empire Center for Public Policy said the average LIRR worker pulled in $106,000 and 130 employees earned more than $200,000, while riders struggle with rising fares.
Suspicious Package Investigation At Grand Central Terminal Snarls Metro-North Service On Getaway Day
The investigation began at around 8:45 a.m. on the lower level of the terminal.
Prendergast indicated the first place PTC would likely be installed is n the Metro-North’s New Haven line.
Fare increases kicked in Sunday as part of a series of increases in recent years built into the cash-strapped MTA’s budget.
Thousands of Metro-North passengers faced delays Friday after frozen rails brought trains to a standstill.
Trains are beginning to run closer to schedule again after weather-related problems caused delays for commuters Thursday morning.
A woman whose sport utility vehicle got stuck on Connecticut train tracks during a traffic jam as a train approached has been saved by a quick-thinking policeman.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Thomas Prendergast says officials are reviewing safety practices at railroad crossings after an SUV drove onto the tracks and collided with a Metro-North train.
A Harlem Line train crashed into a Mercedes SUV on Feb. 3 at a grade crossing in Valhalla, sparking an explosion and fire that burned out the first car of the train.
Winter is keeping its icy grip on the Tri-State area as Arctic air continues to plunge the region into a deep freeze.
After a fatal collision earlier this month between a Metro-North train and a sport-utility vehicle in Valhalla, new concerns have been mounting about the safety of other rail crossings in the region.
Federal investigators expect to issue a preliminary report this month on the fiery collision between a Metro-North train and an SUV that killed six people.
A winter weather advisory is in effect for New York City, Long Island, Rockland and Westchester counties and for parts of New Jersey and Connecticut until midnight Tuesday morning.
A memorial service was held Saturday for Joe Nadol, one of the six people killed in the Metro-North crash in Valhalla this week.
The National Transportation Safety Board on Friday said the engineer and conductor in the Metro-North accident and fire this week went out of their way to bring as many passengers to safety as possible.