The MTA has been given eminent domain powers to move forward with a long-awaited plan to upgrade the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) station in Flushing.
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A Far Rockaway teen has been arrested for defacing the Cedarhurst Long Island Rail Road station with anti-Semitic graffiti on eight occasions, the MTA said.
On Monday, Jan. 20, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, there will be the following MTA service changes, according to the transit agency.
A man was hit and killed by an LIRR train Tuesday night in Woodside after the train’s engineer saw him jump in front of the locomotive, an MTA spokesperson said.
The MTA has issued several service changes for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, from Tuesday, December 24 through Thursday, January 2.
A dog was killed and his owner injured when a Long Island Rail Road train struck them east of the Woodside station Friday morning. The man was walking his pet without a leash along the tracks around 10 a.m. when a westbound train originating from Great Neck hit the animal and grazed the owner’s hand, [...]
The upcoming cuts to peak weekday Long Island Rail Road service in Bayside have left commuters outraged, yet the MTA said the brief inconvenience will result in long-term improvements. From July 22 to August 16, the LIRR will cancel five rush-hour trains including the westbound 7:55 a.m. train from Little Neck and 8 a.m. train [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 55. Winds from the ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 41. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Marking Spaces: New York City’s Landmark Historic Districts The NYC Landmarks Preservation Law, enacted by then Mayor [...]
MetroCard holders are not the only ones pinching pennies now that fare hikes are in effect. Starting on Friday, March 1, monthly, one-way, round-trip and 10-trip tickets all went up an average of 8.2 to 9.3 percent for Long Island Rail Road riders. On the first full work week of higher fares, LIRR commuters in [...]
BY ASSEMBLYMEMBER PHILLIP GOLDFEDER Last year, the legislature passed a bill, as the first step in the process to amending the state constitution, allowing enhanced gaming in up to seven locations across the state. While this was only the beginning, it was a huge victory for Queens families who have already benefited from the economic [...]