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G train service suspended in Queens for five weeks
G train service suspended in Queens for five weeks
West Queens Courier Staff 7/19/2014 at 9:45AM

For five consecutive weeks this summer, the G train will be not run between the Court Square station in Long Island City and the Nassau Avenue stop in Brooklyn due to Hurricane Sandy recovery work, according to the MTA.

Bayside outdoor concert series to start next month
Bayside outdoor concert series to start next month
Northeast Liam La Guerre 7/17/2014 at 3:14PM

The Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID) signed a lease with the MTA for the small green space on 41st Avenue adjacent to the LIRR station house, hoping to hold an outdoor concerts series this year and other activities, officials said.

DiNapoli: LIRR strike could cost $50M a day
DiNapoli: LIRR strike could cost $50M a day
Business Liam La Guerre 7/15/2014 at 4:18PM

Not only will 300,000 riders be denied LIRR service in the event of a strike, but the work stoppage could cost up to $50 million each day in economic activity, New York State Comptroller Thomas Di Napoli said Tuesday.

LIRR unions: Strike will happen on Sunday
LIRR unions: Strike will happen on Sunday
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 7/14/2014 at 3:36PM

Talks once again broke down between the MTA and LIRR union officials on Monday, and with no further negotiations scheduled, the looming strike will occur, according to union officials.

What to do if there is an LIRR strike
What to do if there is an LIRR strike
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 7/12/2014 at 1:46PM

As contract negotiations continue to stall and the impending LIRR strike draws closer each day, the MTA released its contingency plan Friday to address the 300,000 riders that would be stranded daily with the loss of train service.