| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:19 AM
LIRR commuters can expect delays traveling this weekend. The transit authority will shut service between Port Washington to Great Neck to carry out scheduled maintenance of tracks and drainage systems. Buses and vans will replace train service.
| Mar 6, 2011
| 12:02 PM
Long Island Rail Road new timetables will take effect Monday, and will be in place until May 16.
Metropolitan Transit Authority officials say a Hampton Bays stop will be added to the 4:08 p.m. eastbound train from Hunterspoint, with weekend service...
| 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...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Firefighters in Suffolk County have contained a massive and ugly wildfire in Suffolk County that has destroyed over one thousand acres of land. For nearly twenty-four hours, hundreds of firefighters from all one hundred and nine towns of Suffolk responded...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:32 PM
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't taking any chances with Hurricane Irene, ordering a first-ever mandatory evacuation for all New Yorkers living in low-lying areas of the city.
Bloomberg said residents living in Zone-A SEE ALL NEW YORK CITY...