| Jan 12, 2010
| 8:41 AM
Grand Central Terminal is getting a new entrance for Metro-North commuters and future Long Island Rail Road riders.
The construction of the E. 47th St. entrance, between Park and Lexington Avenues, broke ground Monday as part of the East Side Access...
| Jan 15, 2010
| 5:51 AM
Jay Walder, the new chief executive of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has marked his first 100 days in office by releasing a 24-page report outlining his plans for a major system overhaul on Friday.
"We will do what every business in the...
| Jan 19, 2010
| 6:30 AM
In what appears to be the solar version of the proverbial "can't miss plan," Suffolk County is encouraging a project that would turn parking lots into solar power lots.
Under the proposal, Suffolk would build solar panel carports at seven of its...
| Feb 2, 2010
| 3:19 PM
You won't see the mancrunch.com commercial during the Super Bowl, since the ad promoting a gay dating service was rejected. However, if you travel the roads or rails on Long Island, chances are you will see advertising promoting gay acceptance.
| Feb 9, 2010
| 2:53 PM
The Long Island Rail Road is gearing up for the big snow storm that is expected to dump more than 12-inches of snow in both Nassau and Suffolk counties on Wednesday.
The LIRR is planning on adding extra trains from Penn Station and will also cancel...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 5:49 PM
Despite the nasty weather that continues to hit our area, the Long Island Rail Road experienced little to no problems during the morning and evening rush on Wednesday.
Although the transit agency experienced low ridership -- a decline of nearly 43% --...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 12:11 PM
A man was fatally struck by an eastbound Long Island Rail Road train in Copiague early Thursday morning.
According to MTA officials, the train involved in the accident left Penn Station at 11:36 p.m. and was due in Babylon at 12:53 a.m. The victim,...
| Feb 12, 2010
| 3:26 PM
With big cuts on the way for the Long Island Railroad, the United Transportation Union is fighting back, with help from some heavy hitters.
Come September, service will be cut on the Port Washington line. Instead of running trains every half hour, "off...
| Feb 24, 2010
| 1:35 PM
Another major winter storm is heading our way, and looks as though its ready to pack quite a wintry punch.
The National Weather service warns the Tri-State area could be in for significant snow, sleet, and ice accumulations. The storm has the potential...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 9:57 AM
As another major winter storm hits our area, officials are taking the proper precautions on the roads and rails.
The National Weather service warns the Tri-State area could be in for significant snow, sleet, and ice accumulations. The storm has the...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 4:06 AM
Today's snow storm is hindering commuter traffic of all sorts.
According to the New Jersey Transit website, bus service for all routes North of I-495 is suspended until further notice. All trains on the Port Jervis Line have been suspended.