The MTA said there will be no service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint and Court Square in Long Island City until Sept. 2.
Starting Friday night the “G” will be shut down between Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Long Island City, Queens for a total of five weeks.
A 2-year-old child rolled onto the subway tracks in Queens Monday and survived, thanks to the quick action of the little girl’s mother and that of a subway cleaner who helped the frightened mother grab her child before a train arrived.
The accident happened just after 5 p.m. on Columbia Street in the Cobble Hill section of the borough.
Commuters call it a love-hate relationship, but after bracing for life without the railroad, riders say the busiest commuter rail line in the nation is still the best bet to get to and from the city.
There was handshaking and back-patting all around on Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo helped broker a deal between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road unions to avoid a potentially crippling strike.
Commuters let out a big sigh of relief Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement that has averted a crippling Long Island Rail Road strike.
With a Long Island Rail Road strike potentially set to start on Sunday, the unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority returned to the bargaining table Wednesday and talked for several hours without reaching a deal.
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Businesses along West Park Avenue right near the Long Beach train station say a strike will hurt, even if it’s short.
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.
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.
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.
There are eight days and counting until a possible Long Island Railroad strike that could severely disrupt the commutes for more than 300,000 riders.
With just nine days left before a potential Long Island Rail Road strike, the MTA has made its contingency plan public.