Facing Unprecedented Fiscal Crisis, Long Island Rail Road Eyes Stimulus Funding, Congestion Pricing RevenueIt's projected the MTA will lose half a billion dollars next year if workers telecommute three or four days per week.
Ida's Impact: LIRR Gets Back On Track; Select Service Resumes For Metro-North, NJ TRANSITIda's historic rainfall left a lot of commuters stranded Wednesday night throughout the Tri-State Area.
LIRR, Metro-North Resume Regular Weekday Service Monday Following Suspensions Due To HenriConcerns about the storm prompted the MTA to suspend service in some areas Sunday.
MTA Announces LIRR, Metro-North Railroad Suspensions As Henri Approaches Tri-State AreaPortions of the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North will be suspended on Sunday when Hurricane Henri arrives in the Tri-State Area.
Deals On The Horizon? LIRR Admits It May Need To Get Creative To Eventually Get Ridership Back To Pre-Pandemic LevelsThe Long Island Rail Road is suffering trough plummeting monthly ridership.
Gov. Cuomo Takes Reporters On Tour Of Nearly Completed East Side Access Project That Connects LIRR To Grand CentralIgnoring the cloud of scandal hanging over his head, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday put another feather in his transit construction cap.
LIRR Says It's Ready To Kick Off Summer With Expanded Service, Discount Beach PackagesA week before Memorial Day Weekend, the Long Island Rail Road says it's ready to kick off the summer.
COVID Vaccine: MTA Unveils 8 New Pop-Up Sites In Metro Area, Offering Johnson & Johnson Shot And IncentivesYou can now get a COVID-19 vaccine shot while on your commute.
LIRR Service Restored After Massive Fire At Westbury Garbage FacilityService was suspended between Hicksville and Mineola on the Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma branches as crews worked to bring the fire under control.
LIRR Conductor Jonathan Yellowday Commended For Returning Tray Of Diamond Engagement Rings Left On TrainThey belonged to a Manhattan jeweler who mistakenly left them behind while on his way home.
Officials Say Long Island Rail Road Is 'Safer, Cleaner, More Reliable' Than Ever As They Beg Riders To ReturnNassau County Executive Laura Curran says a return to mass transit will fuel the region's recovery.
Commuters Angered They Can't Get Back Unused Transit Benefits Taken From Paychecks; 'Their Own Money Is Trapped'The transit benefit is part of a federal energy law to promote mass transit as an alternative to driving.
LIRR Adds More Trains Monday, Reversing Controversial Service CutsThe railroad said weekday service will now match the levels in place before the March reductions.
Long Island Rail Road Rolls Out New Schedule, New Technology To Help Riders Find Available SeatsThe railroad is installing digital displays that will use a color-coded system to tell riders the crowd conditions of each car of an approaching train.
Calls Grow For Long Island Rail Road To End Service Cuts As Soon As PossibleCommuters have been complaining about crowded trains and little social distancing since cuts took effect Monday.