Office of Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont

Weekday service on MTA commuter rails have returned nearly back to normal, with safety measures in place. Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North trains were operating on a reduced schedule for several months amid the pandemic.

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Four of the five top earners at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority work for the Long Island Rail Road. That’s according to a report from the Empire Center for Public Policy.

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The Long Island Rail Road broke its record for on-time performance last month. That’s according to LIRR officials. 

MTA Adds Trains, Boosts Safety Measures

May 27, 2020
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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will start to increase service, as Long Island and parts of the Hudson Valley enter phase one of reopening.

Office of Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont

Ridership on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North plummeted in March due to COVID-19. The LIRR saw a 97% decline and Metro-North, a 94% decline. Fewer trains are running on both services.