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.
LIRR President Says He Hears Fearful Riders Loud And Clear, Trains To Return To Previous Schedules On March 29More trains were added to Tuesday's rush hour on the Long Island Rail Road. But riders still said they were dangerously packed in during a pandemic.
Long Island Rail Road Riders Face Crowded Trains On First Day Of Service CutsCommuters on the Long Island Rail Road say service reductions that took affect Monday are causing crowded trains and putting them at risk.
Long Island Rail Road Service Cuts To Take Effect MondayAccording to the MTA, ridership remains down due to the pandemic.
Exclusive: Sources Say MTA's 4% Fare Hike Off The TableThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority is reportedly planning a little coronavirus pandemic surprise for millions of mass transit riders later this week.
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.
Dangerous Long Island Grade Crossing Replaced As Part Of Years-Long Effort To Make LIRR SaferIt took six months to carve out the road under the tracks, but it has been decades in the making with six fatal crashes along the stretch in 10 years.
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.