Long Island Republicans Blast Congestion Pricing As An Assault On The Suburbs And The Middle ClassCongestion pricing got some push-back on Thursday from lawmakers on one side of the aisle.
Riders Not All That Convinced LIRR Can Handle The Additional Strain That Will Be Caused By Congestion PricingWith congestion pricing coming to New York City, lawmakers want more drivers to ditch their cars and ride the rails. But can the system handle it?
How Late Is Late? 'On Time' Guidelines For LIRR Service ChangingThe Long Island Rail Road will have to change the way it reports on-time performance thanks to the new state budget.
Congestion Pricing Plan To Allocate Funds For LIRR, Metro-North, Reports SayCongestion pricing could get the green light as soon as Monday, as part of the state’s new budget.
Residents Upset As LIRR Uses Defunct Station As Storage Site"The railroad is turning a sleepy little bedroom community into Jamaica Station," said Blue Point homeowner Michael Keil.
Downed Power Lines In Hicksville Snarl LIRR Train Service, Delays And Cancellations ReportedService on the Ronkonkoma, Huntington, Port Jefferson, and Oyster Bay branches has been temporarily suspended due to a downed power line in Hicksville.
Local Businesses Fret As LIRR Starts Construction On Third Track ProjectThe Long Island Rail Road has started the massive project of building a third track in Nassau County between Floral Park and Hicksville.
'I Really Thought I Was Going To Die': Survivors Recount Terrifying Collision On LIRR Tracks As Normal Service ResumesMTA officials continue to investigate what led to the driver's deadly decision to go around the gate and onto the tracks.
Investigators Trying To Piece Together Events Leading Up To Deadly LIRR CrashPolice said the vehicle drove around lowered safety gates and was hit by the two trains moving in opposite directions.
LIRR Service Limited On Ronkonkoma, Huntington/Port Jefferson Branches Following Deadly CollisionLong Island Rail Road commuters should expect service changes and delays Wednesday, following last night’s deadly collision in Westbury.
New York Weather: Polar Vortex Plunges Temperatures Across Tri-State AreaTri-State area residents woke up to extreme cold Thursday, with highs feeling like they were well below zero thanks to whipping winds.
MTA Fare Hike Vote Postponement Buys Time For Beleaguered LIRR To Address Many ComplaintsLong Island Rail Road riders have a stern message for Metropolitan Transportation Authority management: Cancel the fare hikes.
Hidden LIRR Train Station May Be Coming To Town Near YouOne of the smallest train stations in our area is on the move.
State Comptroller's Audit Criticizes Outside Agency Hired By LIRR To Combat Homeless Problem At StationsWhat was supposed to help with the homelessness problem in and around Long Island Rail Road train stations, may be causing more problems for people in need and commuters alike.
Long Island Village Offers LIRR Shuttle To Ease ParkingGreat Neck is rolling out a rush-hour shuttle, called Buzz.