Long Island Rail Road

Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Train Near Wyandanch Station: MTA

The incident was reported on Wednesday night.<p>WYANDANCH, NY - A train fatally struck a pedestrian walking on the tracks near the Wyandanch Long Island …

Google Maps

At Front Street Bakery, there is a line for treats

Where is one of the sweetest places in Rockville Centre? Front Street Bakery, of course. Ask anyone!

Dessert

Commuter lawsuit against LIRR gains traction

A judge has cleared a path for a lawsuit filed by a pair of commuters accusing the Long Island Rail Road of unsafe conditions for passengers in the …

Trains

Death on train tracks disrupts LIRR morning commute

Unidentified person was hit by a train at the Woodside station in Queens around 5 a.m.<p>Authorities say a person was struck and killed by a Long Island …

Commuting

LIRR trains back on schedule after delays, cancellations

The Long Island Rail Road is back on schedule after some trains were canceled or delayed due to a disabled Amtrak train west of the Woodside station …

Trains

A Train to the Plane (at La Guardia)

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “You May Be Able to Hop an AirTrain to La Guardia by 2022. There’s Just One Catch” (news article, June 26):<p>I agree with transportation experts’ concerns that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposal is an imperfect way to provide rail access to La Guardia Airport. The proposed route would …

Opinion

MTA Launches New App for Riders to Plan Transit in Real Time

The new website and MYmta app, both still in test mode, combine existing individual functions into one place<p>The Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Monday launched a new website and app called MYmta, giving riders the ability to plan journeys on the subway, buses and commuter rail as well as …

Transportation

Cuomo OKs bill paving way for rail link to LaGuardia

The $1.5 billion plan calls for a train line connecting the airport with subway and Long Island Rail Road stations at Citi Field<p>New York Gov. Andrew …

World Trade Center

New York Lawmakers Press for LaGuardia Airport Rail Link

Assembly passes a bill that would authorize the state to use public land for the project; Senate has yet to vote on the measure<p>By<p>Katie Honan and<p>Paul Berger<p>Paul Berger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@pdberger<p>paul.berger@wsj.com<p>LaGuardia Airport is pushing ahead with plans for a Queens rail link that …

New Jersey

LIRR: On or close after some westbound delays during a.m. rush

The Long Island Rail Road said it was operating on or close to schedule Monday morning after delays.

Long Island

LIRR service running again after brush fire

Long Island Rail Road service between Locust Valley and Oyster Bay has been restored after it was suspended for a brush fire.

Long Island

Junkyard Fire In Westbury Snarling Some LIRR Service

<b>WESTBURY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) —</b> Firefighters are on the scene of a junkyard fire in Nassau County.The fire broke out Thursday morning on Hopper Street …

Nassau County

LIRR resumes service near Westbury amid fire

LIRR service was temporarily suspended in both directions Thursday morning between Hicksville and Mineola because of a fire in a scrap yard in …

Résumés

Nut threatens to kill call taker on Long Island Rail Road

A commuter on an LIRR train was overheard threatening a call taker with death on Wednesday morning.<p>The ugly tirade was captured in a video posted on …

Long Island

MTA rolls out 'Atlantic Ticket' discount fare

Commuters taking the Long Island Rail Road from Brooklyn and Queens have something to cheer about: Fare decreases that began Wednesday.<p>The "Atlantic …

Commuting

Train of people sing 'Piano Man' with Billy Joel impersonator

1 month ago<p>A car full of commuters on the Long Island Rail Road broke into an impromptu sing-along of <b>"Piano Man"</b>. It started when someone asked a …

Music

Signal trouble delays LIRR near Atlantic

The LIRR was experiencing westbound delays between Jamaica station and Atlantic Terminal on Tuesday morning due to signal trouble east of Atlantic, …

Long Island

LIRR: On or close to schedule between Jamaica and Atlantic

The LIRR was on or close to schedule between Jamaica station and Atlantic Terminal on Tuesday morning after delays due to signal trouble east of …

Long Island

Long Island Rail Road Passenger Caught Verbally Assaulting Black Woman Charged with Hate Crime

A Long Island Rail Road passenger caught on camera launching a profane, hate-filled rant against a fellow passenger last month has been charged with …

Crime

LIRR: Service restored after person on tracks fatally hit

Service on the Long Island Rail Road between Penn Station and Jamaica was restored in time for the evening rush after a westbound train fatally hit …

Trains

MTA to vote on testing reduced LIRR fares for Brooklyn, Queens residents

People living on the edges of Brooklyn and Queens could benefit from a proposed commuter program, the MTA says.<p>Residents of the boroughs may get a …

MTA

New LIRR schedules for all branches take effect Monday

New schedules for all Long Island Rail Road branches take effect Monday, the railroad said.

Long Island

1855 Roslyn Victorian lists for $995,000

 SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1 Roslyn's former Samuel Dugan House, dating back to 1855, is on the market for $995,000.

Long Island

LIRR: Delays Tuesday morning due to disabled train

A disabled train east of Mineola was causing delays and cancellations on three branches of the Long Island Rail Road early Tuesday, the railroad said …

Disability

Victim of racist LIRR rant caught on video speaks out

NEW YORK (WPIX) — The woman targeted in a racist-filled rant on the Long Island Rail Road spoke out to WPIX Friday.

AOL

White Commuter's Racist Freakout at Two Black Women Caught On Camera

A white commuter on the Long Island Rail Road started hurling racial slurs at two black passengers who he said were talking “too loudly.”<p>A fellow …

Liberal View

MTA Investigates LIRR Rider's Racist Tirade Caught On Video

A Long Island Rail Road passenger is asking the MTA to find a man who was screaming racist remarks at other riders last month. The woman who filmed …

New York City

LIRR probing passenger's 'offensive' rant caught on video

The Long Island Rail Road said its police are investigating an incident in which a foul-mouthed male passenger was seen on video screaming …

Long Island

LIRR signal malfunction forces service suspension ahead of evening rush hour

A signal malfunction forced the Long Island Rail Road to suspend service on multiple lines ahead of Thursday evening's rush hour.<p>Service on the …

Long Island Rail Road

LIRR: Route changes expected during Thursday morning commute

The Long Island Rail Road said it expected route changes and possibly cancellations during the Thursday morning commute.

Trains