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.
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.
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.
LIRR Construction Along Busy New Hyde Park Road Frustrating Residents, CommutersSome drivers have construction concerns. The Long Island Rail Road is closing down one of the busiest roads in Nassau County for months for important safety improvements.
Residents That Live Near LIRR's Third Track Project Dealing With A Lot Of Shake, Rattle And RollSome homeowners along the LIRR main line say their complaints to the MTA about intolerable noise and shaking homes have been falling on deaf ears.
State Audit Questions How LIRR Measures Ridership, BreakdownsThe audit found "deficiencies and inconsistencies" in how the railroad measures its ridership and train breakdowns.
Commuter Alert: LIRR Schedule Changes Take Effect Today At Penn StationSome Long Island Rail Road schedule changes start today at Penn Station. They’re part of Amtrak’s critical track repairs.
NTSB: LIRR, Metro North Have Implemented All Safety RecommendationsThe National Transportation Safety Board is applauding the MTA for improving safety on the rails.