LIRR Receives $2.3 Million For Positive Train Control

Jan 17, 2019
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The Long Island Rail Road will receive millions of dollars to install technology to prevent collisions and derailments.

LIRR Annual On-Time Performance Could Be Worst In 19 Years

Dec 12, 2018
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On-time performance for the Long Island Rail Road fell for the fifth straight month in November. This could be the railroad’s worst year since 1999.

The 2019 Outlook For The MTA

Nov 30, 2018
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Advocates for the environment say that one of the best ways to slow global warming is to get us out of our cars and into public transportation. For many of us, that would mean getting onto a train or bus to get to work and not getting behind the wheel. But that’s not practical for many. It’s not available, or it’s too expensive. On The Full Story today:

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The Metropolitan Transit Authority began testing Positive Train Control on two of its major lines this week.

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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the MTA is facing its greatest challenge in decades. In a report released today, DiNapoli says the MTA has been slow to reverse the deterioration of the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North and the city subway system.