Tag: LIRR

LIRR Derailment at Jamaica Causes Morning Cancellations, Delays

The cause of the disruption was a non-passenger train that detached from the tracks.

MTA OKs 4% LIRR Fare Hike

Long Island Rail Road riders will begin paying nearly four percent more for train tickets over the next two years in the latest fare hike to hit the nation’s busiest commuter railroad.

Long Island al Qaeda Sympathizer Gets 13 years in Prison

Prosecutors said Kaliebe was arrested when he tried to board a flight to Yemen to join al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula [AQAP]. The FBI had been monitoring Kaliebe long before he tried to board a plane at John F. Kennedy Airport, where he was arrested.

Cuomo Delivers State of The State Address on Long Island

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out an ambitious five-part agenda for Long Island when he delivered his regional State of the State address at SUNY Farmingdale State College on Tuesday.

LIRR Train Hits Car in Brentwood, Killing Driver

A Long Island Rail Road train struck a car that was on the tracks at a crossing, killing the driver in Brentwood on Monday evening, authorities said.

NTSB : LIRR Train in Brooklyn Crash Traveled Double the Speed...

The LIRR train pulled into Atlantic Terminal at 10 mph, as opposed to the 5 mph speed limit, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator told reporters at a Thursday press conference.

Long Island Sees Dusting as ‘More Significant’ Snow Approaches

Accumulation on Friday was minimal across parts of the Island. The weather service was reporting 2-4 inches as rush hour hit and snow-covered roadways possibly leading to slippery travel.

LIRR Derailment at Atlantic Terminal Injures Dozens

At around 9 a.m., the LIRR in a Tweet warned commuters of possible delays at Atlantic Terminal, a busy rail hub.

Top 10 Long Island Reddit Posts of 2016

It’s interesting to view Long Island through the lens of social media, where the most serious stories get buried in constantly changing algorithms and where easily digestible pleasure pieces—like bite-sized pieces of blueberry pie—rule the day.

Nearly 4% LIRR Fare Hike Proposed by MTA

The MTA has proposed raising Long Island Rail Road ticket prices up to nearly four percent as part of a series of fare and toll hikes planned over the next two years.