The MTA has launched an aggressive campaign to combat hate on mass transit.
The project to add a third track on the LIRR from Floral Park to Hicksville is ahead of schedule.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has unveiled an ambitious plan that would expand Penn Station with at least eight new train tracks. An estimated 200 million people come through Penn Station every year.
Suffolk County police say they shot and killed an armed man outside the Brentwood Long Island Rail Road station.
18 of 21 MTA board members voted Wednesday in favor of hiring 500 additional MTA Police officers to patrol subways and Long Island Railroad and Metro-North platforms in the coming year.
New York's subways, buses, and railroads are in dire need to an upgrade. The MTA is plannin to spend $51.5 billion over five years on its capital plan.
Two cars from a Long Island Rail Road train headed from Penn Station to Babylon derailed just east of Jamaica, causing significant delays.
The MTA has announced that select trains running on the Far Rockaway, Long Beach, Oyster Bay and West Hempstead branches will become the latest Long Island Rail Road branches to use Positive Train Control, a signal system enhancement that works to reduce the potential for human error leading to train collisions and derailments.
The MTA Board will hold a special meeting at 12pm Friday to discuss the growing issue of exorbitant overtime paid to NYCT, LIRR, and Metro North workers.
The Transit Authority reportedly wants to nix double-time pay for certain overtime assignments, cap the number of consecutive hours worked at 16, scrutinize sick leave and give itself the option to hire private contractors whenever it wants.
Officials unveiled renderings of what will be the new main entrance to Penn Station. It will be located at 33rd Street and 7th Avenue and will connect commuters to the Long Island Rail Road concourse and the subways.
After an emergency board meeting that became very heated on Friday, MTA CEO and Chairman Patrick Foye said an independent monitor will be assigned to investigate allegations of overtime abuse.
In 2018, the MTA spent more than $1 billion on overtime pay, according to data released by the Empire Center for Public Policy.
Brad Wieboldt is lucky to be alive after suffering a massive heart attack two weeks ago. On Wednesday, he was reunited with the young man who helped save his life.
Some live power lines fell on train tracks on Long Island, causing service disruptions on the Long Island Rail Road on Monday.
Two Long Island Rail Road trains going in opposite directions collided with a truck that was on the tracks in Westbury Tuesday evening, according to officials. One train then tore into a station platform.
Elected officials on Long Island oppose the MTA's plan to raise Long Island Rail Road fares. They said a fare hike is unfair to riders, especially when the railroad's performance is at an all-time low over the past nearly two decades. A letter to New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is calling for a forensic audit of the MTA or at the very least the LIRR.
How would you like to cut your commuting time in half and save money doing it? A pilot program would benefit people living on the edge of Queens and Brooklyn who commute into Manhattan or Downtown Brooklyn.
What if New Jersey Transit, Long Island Rail Road, and Metro-North Railroad were all integrated into one massive transit system? Some commuters said that sounds like a great idea. Maybe—but is it realistic? A nonprofit says the idea is not only possible, it is essential to meet the needs of the growing tristate population. The Regional Plan Association is proposing a new system called T-REX, the Trans-Regional Express, to better connect New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
The new president of the MTA's Long Island Rail Road will be traveling to major transit hubs to talk to commuters about their concerns. Philip Eng's visit to the Mineola train station on Tuesday was far from smooth. He shook hands with commuters and talked to them about improving service just as Amtrak switch problems at Penn Station caused a number of delays and cancellations.