| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:39 AM
It's not the news any commuter wanted to hear, but for some Long Island Railroad customers: it will take more time to get home.
The MTA said they notified their affected customers for months through pamphlets, newsletters and announcements regarding...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 9:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Among the slick, million-dollar ads for the likes of Pepsi and Honda during the Super Bowl this Sunday, viewers in Washington will see a far more modest spot. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will be...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:37 PM
The LIRR announced that service is being restored after Monday's suspensions, but riders should expect delays.
According to the LIRR website "limited LIRR service has been restored on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma, Oyster Bay, and Hempstead Branches...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Polling places in Nassau County, Long Island closed at 9PM despite the pleas from some voters to stay open longer. The county's Board of Elections cited paying overtime for workers and security in a bond referendum election that has cost the county $2.2...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 7:02 PM
Police are looking for a man caught by surveillance cameras brutally assaulting and possibly abducting a woman outside the LIRR Ronkonkoma station Sunday morning.
The incident occurred just after 7:40 a.m. when the woman got off the train. The man can be...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:14 AM
One person is dead after an escalator accident at the LIRR's Lindenhurst station Tuesday afternoon.
According to the LIRR, around 2 p.m. the victim, an 88-year-old woman, died after falling on the escalator that connects to the station's platform. An...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:15 AM
What could be more boring than a room full of transportation wonks discussing “percent of vehicles beyond useful life” and “operating cost per passenger mile”?
That’s often true for Regional Transportation Authority board...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 12:01 PM
Flood watches and advisories remain in effect Monday for the tri-state area, a day after record rainfall prompted power outages, airport delays and service disruptions throughout the area.
According to forecasters, Central Park was hit with three...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 6:05 PM
As Hurricane Irene starts barreling herself towards the Outer Banks, five states declared a State of Emergency Thursday ahead of what will most certainly be a messy and wet weekend.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, New Jersey Gov....
| Aug 26, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Recap of MTA Hurricane Plans:
Systemwide Shutdown Begins at 12 Noon Today; New Yorkers Urged Not to Wait Until Last Minute to Evacuate; Some Fare and Toll Collection Is Suspended
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority reminds customers that all...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 8:25 AM
With Hurricane Irene on the way, Long Island is bracing for the worst while hoping for the best. With storm surges in Amittyville on the south shore expected to reach 4-8 feet, many neighbors who live near South Oyster Bay are bringing boats to the...