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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.

01/27/2014

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.

01/29/2013

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.

07/11/2011

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.

02/17/2011

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.

10/26/2010

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.

10/13/2010