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Long Island Rail Road

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  • A Plan To Turn Parking Lots Into Solar Carports

    A Plan To Turn Parking Lots Into Solar Carports
    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...
  • Ad Campaign Promoting Gay Acceptance Hits Long Island

    Ad Campaign Promoting Gay Acceptance Hits Long Island
    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. The ads...
  • LIRR Cancels Some Trains, Adds Others in Wake of Storm

    LIRR Cancels Some Trains, Adds Others in Wake of Storm
    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...
  • LIRR Expected to Operate Normal Rush Hour Service Thursday

    LIRR Expected to Operate Normal Rush Hour Service Thursday
    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% --...
  • Man Struck, Killed by LIRR Train in Copiague

    Man Struck, Killed by LIRR Train in Copiague
    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,...
  • Protests Held Over Planned LIRR Service Cuts

    Protests Held Over Planned LIRR Service Cuts
    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...
  • NJ Transit, LIRR Prepare For Third Winter Blast

    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...
  • NJ Transit, LIRR Shuffle Service In Wake Of Snow Storm

    NJ Transit, LIRR Shuffle Service In Wake Of Snow Storm
    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...
  • Commuter Rails, Buses Adjust Service Due To Snow

    Commuter Rails, Buses Adjust Service Due To Snow
    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. Call (800)...