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?
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.
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.
Lone Survivor Of 1982 Grade-Crossing Crash In Mineola Shocked People Still Drive Around Gates To Beat LIRR TrainsKathy Caemmerer still walks with crutches, 37 years later after Long Island's worst grade-crossing crash.
'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.
As Opposition Grows In Albany, Mayor De Blasio Takes To Subways To Promote Congestion PricingMayor Bill de Blasio hopped on board the congestion pricing train on Wednesday, literally.
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.
3 Dead After LIRR Trains Strike Truck, Manhattan-Bound Train Crashes Into Westbury StationNassau County police say the truck, which was struck by LIRR trains going in both directions, was allegedly attempting to beat the railway crossing gates before they closed.
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.