Tag: Long Island Rail Road
With 2020 over and with the Covid-19 vaccine distribution underway, I know we’re all hopeful for a fresh start in 2021. And I’m proud to say that going into the new year, the Long Island Rail Road is the safest it’s ever been.
New York City unveiled a new $1.6 billion concourse at Penn Station on Wednesday, expanding North America's busiest train terminal and helping rectify what a celebrated architect called the "tragic demolition" of the old station six decades ago.
Moynihan Train Hall, a 50 percent expansion on Penn Station, will be completed on New Year’s Eve and open on New Year’s Day, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Dec. 27.
After 12 years of industry setbacks in implementing positive train control, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says its installation is complete on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North.
LIRR President: Riding public transportation remains a safe way to get around. We’re doing our part to keep it that way.
Those riding on Long Island Rail Road trains, subways and buses, where bare faces are currently banned as it is, will now face a $50 fine if they further refuse to wear a mask, according to transit agency officials and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
LIRR President: Even as the novel coronavirus slammed New York and affected our own ranks, we’ve been working creatively to embrace new ways to get work done efficiently.
The Long Island Rail Road released a new feature in the TrainTime app that tells commuters where to stand on the platform if they want to avoid crowding on the train coming into their station.