Gov. Kathy Hochul officially nominated Metropolitan Transportation Authority acting Chairperson and CEO Janno Lieber to keep his job at the top of the state-controlled transit agency.
"With so many milestones on the horizon, the best is yet to come," says Phillip Eng, president of the Long Island Rail Road.
Gov. Kathy Hochul may have postponed a fare hike until mid-2022, but the Metropolitan Transportation Authority still has to find new funding streams to make up billion-dollar deficits when federal Covid-19 relief dries up in four years, the agency’s financial guru warned Wednesday.
Government and transportation officials unveiled the first new Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) station in nearly 50 years on Tuesday in Elmont.
Kathy Hochul wants fare increases to take a hike!
The Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North will receive $2.6 billion in federal funding under the newly passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework (BIF) bill, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer announced on Wednesday.
The concept of a Long Island Rail Road trip to Grand Central Station is no longer a trick, but rather a “real treat” that New York commuters will finally begin to enjoy next year, according to Gov. Kathy Hochul.
In 2021, the Long Island Rail Road is so much more than just a business commuter rail.