A former LIRR employee faces an indictment for allegedly claiming he inspected a piece of track equipment that failed and caused a train derailment.
After backlash from riders and elected officials, the LIRR is reverting to its previous train schedule on March 29. But some say that isn't soon enough.
The Long Island Railroad's planned service cuts resulted in packed trains and in some cases, no room for social distancing.
Many services across the agency have reduced or suspended service as the storm moves away.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and transit officials have cut the ribbon on a gleaming new train hub that will ease crowding at New York's Penn Station.
Federal regulators say the railroad industry has installed an automatic braking system on nearly 58,000 miles of track where it is required ahead of a yearend deadline.
New York's two commuter railroads have met a federally mandated deadline to install an emergency braking system.
Five MTA workers who were some of the agency's highest-paid employees in recent years are accused of racking up more than $1 million in overtime pay for hours they never worked.
New York's bus and subway service could be cut by 40% if Congress doesn't step in to approve a federal bailout.
The MTA is pleading for help from federal lawmakers to try and stay afloat as it is currently losing $200M a week due to decreased ridership.
The Long Island Rail Road announced Thursday that it has changed two vending machines at two locations inside of Penn Station to allow customers to buy personal protective equipment to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
Various public transit agencies in the New York City region were still trying to get service restored on Wednesday morning after Tropical Storm Isaias caused widespread damage.
Service on all commuter railroads in the area is suspended.
MTA Chairman Pat Foye announced a pilot program to use ultraviolet lamps to clean trains, buses, and possibly even stations.
MTA Chairman Patrick Foye said although the agency is facing a massive financial crisis amid the pandemic, he does not support a fare hike.
More than 4,000 long-haul trains, commuter trains, subways, buses, ferries, and other transit vehicles sounded their horns at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 16, to pay tribute to the employees who are keeping the region moving during the coronavirus pandemic.
Ridership on New York's subways, buses, and commuter railroads has plummeted more than 80% since authorities took drastic steps to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus amid a global pandemic. And now the MTA has announced that it will begin reducing service on Wednesday in response to that drop.
The MTA revealed that 23 employees across New York City Transit and the Long Island Rail Road have reportedly tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus as of March 18.
The New York area's subways, buses, and commuter railroads have experienced a sharp drop in ridership during the coronavirus pandemic.
Elected officials are calling on the MTA to abandon the plan for an increase on LIRR fares.