Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined negotiations between the MTA and Long Island Rail Road union officials just days before a looming strike deadline.
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The potential for a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) strike is moving full steam ahead as talks over wages between the eight unions representing workers and MTA officials continue to stall, and Congress said it won’t intervene.
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.
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 [...]