MTA Outlines Layoffs, Massive Service Cuts That Could Happen Without Significant Funding From Federal GovernmentAs CBS2 first reported Tuesday night, big budget cuts could be coming to the MTA, impacting jobs and service. That is, unless the federal government steps in.
Traffic Congestion On Long Island Hitting Levels Not Seen Since March: 'We're Back To Honking Horns... It's A Problem'It's not just local traffic. The Long Island Expressway, Southern and Northern State Parkways are barely below last year's level.
Commuter Alert: Amtrak Work Will Delay LIRR Trains Monday MorningThe MTA says systemwide delays will be about 10 to 15 minutes.
Topping Off Ceremony Held As Construction Progresses On New Belmont Park ArenaFriday marked a milestone in the march to deliver thousands of jobs and billions in economic activity to Nassau County.
LIRR Officials Warn Of 'Severe Cuts' To Service If Aid Doesn't Come From Federal GovernmentRoads clogged with cars. Trains that come once an hour. Those are some of the dire predictions in a new Metropolitan Transportation Authority report.
LIRR App Updates Let Users Check Train Capacity, Pick Less Crowded CarsThe crowds are measured not only by allowing LIRR access to your trip but also by sophisticated sensors built into a car's suspension to detect how many people are on board.
MTA Says It Will Be Forced To Take Drastic Measures If Federal Government Doesn't Provide $12 Billion In AidThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is in dire straits. It says it needs billons of dollars in federal funding or the way people commute will drastically change.
Police Seek Man Accused Of Threatening LIRR Conductor With Pocket KnifeIt happened Thursday night at the Brentwood station.
LIRR, Metro-North Will Have Positive Train Control By 2021The safety system can slow down a train's speed or stop a train in the operator fails to take the right action.
Tropical Storm Isaias: Mass Transit Nightmare Hits Tri-State Area After Storm Causes Service SuspensionsThere were a lot of frustrated commuters in the city on Tuesday night.
LIRR App Rolls Out New Feature Displaying Train CapacityCommuters can track in real time where the empty seats are.
Garden City Homeowners Say 100-Foot Power Poles For LIRR Third Track Project Were Installed Near Homes Without Residents' InputVillage officials in Garden City are accusing the LIRR of acting in bad faith.
Just Stay Home: Officials Asking New Yorkers To Avoid Public Transit This Memorial Day WeekendOfficials are prioritizing Long Island Rail Road service for essential workers and say if you are you not an essential worker, find alternate travel.
Discounts Coming For LIRR, Metro-North Riders Traveling Within New York CityIt's only in New York City - like taking the LIRR from Woodside, Queens to Penn Station, or riding a Metro-North train from a station in the Bronx to Grand Central.
MTA Says On-Time Performance Up, Along With Security And Safety WorriesLast month subways had the best on-time arrival in seven years. Service also improved for Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road.