| Aug 27, 2010
| 6:00 PM
The following is a media update from the Long Island Railroad concerning services changes this weekend as workers continue to repair and improve the infrastructure:
"The LIRR continues to make progress on repairing critical switching and signal equipment...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 7:05 AM
After a week of frustration due to a switching problem that delayed and canceled trains, Long Island Railroad commuters get good news: train service is back to normal.
"That's great, we hope," commuter Lek Hassan told PIX 11 News, showing slight...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 1:50 PM
A Manhattan man who is infamous for impersonating transit workers and stealing subway trains is apparently back at it again.
Darius McCollum, 45, of Harlem, was stopped by New York City police Tuesday morning in Queens while driving an empty New York...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 5:33 AM
The Long Island Rail Road announced it has suspended service on Friday to the East End of Long Island due to safety reasons as Hurricane Earl quickly approaches the east coast.
The transit agency says service east of Speonk on the Montauk Branch and east...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 3:23 PM
Nearly 24 Long Rail Road employees were given the boot Friday as the cash-strapped Metropolitan Transportation Agency looks to cut costs in order to help fill a million-dollar budget deficit.
Officials for the LIRR say the layoffs are necessary since the...
| 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...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 6:39 AM
While an exact time for complete MTA service to be restored is unknown, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA Chairman Jay Walder announced that restoration will begin at 6 a.m. Monday.
The restoration plan will have some lines on the subways, buses and...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:30 AM
There are going to be some residual delays on the Long Island Rail Road due to a lightning strike near Jamaica station Thursday afternoon.
Commuters can expect delays of 30 to 60 minutes this morning, according to the MTA.
Trains are operating with...