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.
With possible fare hikes on the table for the cash-strapped MTA’s 2021 budget, the agency plans to hold a series of virtual hearings on the matter in order to address the financial crisis they are in due to COVID-19.
OpEd: No revenue enhancements should even be considered unless major reforms are implemented to the spending practices of this out of control entity.
Two of the busiest hubs on the LIRR--Hicksville and Jamaica--are slated to get a multi-million-dollar makeover, Cuomo announced Wednesday in Melville.
It was last month that Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced LIRR e-tickets would be available on all railroad lines by summer’s end. Through the app, riders have a variety of ticket-purchasing options to choose from, including one-way, round-trip, and monthly tickets.
It's the most ambitious federal project to improve mass transit in our region that hardly anybody's even heard of--and it could drive high-speed rail right through the heart of Long Island.