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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.

Pols call for review of ‘G’ train performance
Pols call for review of ‘G’ train performance
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/28/2013 at 1:43PM

An important transit option for Queens and Brooklyn, local politicians are calling for the MTA to review the “G” line and its numerous service issues. The train, which travels from Long Island City to Kensington, Brooklyn, and is the only subway line that doesn’t go through Manhattan, was extended recently to Church Avenue. But that [...]