Morning rush commuters board a LIRR train in Mineola. (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

LIRR, Metro-North Ridership Grew In 2013

Both commuter rail lines carried 83.4 million riders last year. The stronger economy and more people back to work were credited with the increases.


Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line departure board at Grand Central Terminal (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

New Haven Line Leads In Metro-North Ridership Increase

The railroad had 83 million riders last year and the New Haven Line scored 38.8 million rides alone. That was a 1.5 percent increase over 2011.


People and a train are seen at the Union Square subway station - New York, NY - (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sen. Squadron Calls For Review Of L And F Subway Line Weekend Service

A new report shows weekend ridership has doubled over the past two decades on the subways but complaints of trains being overcrowded and delayed are also increasing.


A Metro-North train - Stamford, CT - Oct 4, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Metro-North Ridership Up, But Service Still Problematic

An increase in ridership on Metro-North Railroad doesn’t make its riders any happier.


The Long Island Rail Road station in Syosset, NY - File / Photo: MTA

Ridership Declines On Long Island Rail Road

An optimistic spike in ridership over the summer on the Long Island Rail Road has turned into disappointment.


Amtrak train at Penn Station - New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Amtrak Sets Ridership Record For 2010 Fiscal Year

Amtrak says gains were especially strong between Albany and Toronto, where ridership surged 13.8 percent to 386,430.