MTA details fare hikes for Metro North, LIRR
A $20 peak ticket to and from NYC on Metro-North Railroad or the LIRR could jump nearly 4.5% under a new proposal from the MTA.
LIRR updated schedules take effect after overcrowding complaints
LIRR train schedules were adjusted after the first week of full service to the new Grand Central Madison station featured scenes of crowding and chaos on trains and platforms.
LIRR admits overestimating Grand Central Madison demand, making adjustments
LIRR train schedules are being adjusted after the first week of full service to the new Grand Central Madison station featured scenes of crowding and chaos on trains and platforms.
LIRR admits they overestimated demand for direct service to grand central
LIRR commuters are frustrated amid delays and overcrowding .
Long Island Rail Road begins full service at Grand Central Madison
The MTA says that the new service will operate up to 24 trains an hour and will increase weekday LIRR service by 41%.
LIRR begins Grand Central Madison service. Here's what to expect.
The $11 billion project is the first extension of the Long Island Rail Road in 112 years, allowing riders access to the East Side without having to go through Penn Station on the West Side.
New LIRR Main Line third track completed
A new 9.8-mile LIRR track runs from Floral Park to Hicksville to increase service by 41 percent.
1 dead after LIRR train hits car
An LIRR train hit a car on the tracks west of Huntington Station on Saturday, killing the driver.
NYC has nation's most stressful commute, study finds
Over one million commuters come in and out of the city each day for work, with more than half considered "super-commuters," or people who spend 90 minutes or more each day traveling to work.
Officials call for repairs at 'dangerous' LIRR station
Officials and commuters are complaining about the Valley Stream Long Island Rail Road station, which they say is full of crumbling concrete, rusting rebar and peeling paint.
First section of LIRR third track expansion opens
The first section of the third track runs from Floral Park to Merillon Avenue in Garden City on the main line in Nassau County.
LIRR ridership remains much lower than from pre-COVID
The Long Island Rail Road is running behind schedule when it comes to getting back all the riders it lost during the COVID-19 pandemic.
MTA railroad ridership hits 2/3rds of pre-pandemic levels
The LIRR is now carrying 66% of its pre-pandemic ridership, while Metro-North is carrying 67% of its pre-pandemic ridership.
Project bringing LIRR to Manhattan's East Side nears completion
A shorter commute for LIRR riders is anticipated by the end of the year. Gov. Kathy Hochul said Tuesday that the Grand Central Madison terminal and the East Side Access project were nearing completion.
NYC subway, LIRR, Metro-North announce new ridership records
Ridership on the New York City Subway topped 3.6 million on May 18, the most since the pandemic began.
Rampant fare and toll evasion hurts New York, MTA says
The MTA loses millions of dollars each year from people who evade paying fares and tolls and now wants to crack down on scofflaws.
Mask rules at airports and on mass transit vary across NYC area
Call it "mask confusion" as a dizzying set of rule updates on mask mandates in the New York City region are leaving travelers unclear where and when they need to mask up.
NYC subways, other transit to get $769M more in pandemic aid
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority will receive an additional $769 million. Gov. Kathy Hochul called it a victory for New Yorkers.
Man shot and killed on LIRR train
A West Babylon man was shot at killed on an LIRR train on Wednesday morning. Police said the gunman knew and targeted the victim.
NY nor'easter: MTA train schedules affected
Snowfall totals of up to one foot, with locally higher amounts, are possible in New York City, along with strong winds and brutal cold.