Jason DeCrow / AP

Driving into New York City could cost up to $35, according to Metropolitan Transportation Authority hearings this week for the city’s bedroom communities — including Connecticut and Long Island.

Joelle Schrock / WSHU Public Radio

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority forecasts a half-billion dollar shortfall from the current budget plan.

Peak LIRR Fares Canceled For Remainder Of 2021

Sep 17, 2021
Frank Franklin II / AP

The Long Island Rail Road will not bring back peak fares for the rest of 2021, even though the MTA reported the highest number of riders this month since the pandemic began.

After All Things: Should Blinken Resign?

Sep 15, 2021
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U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin of Long Island wants U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to resign. Remington defends themselves after national criticism, the MTA pulls the “death benefit” for unvaccinated employees, and Connecticut will soon have a vaccine passport.

Patrick Cashin / MTA

Almost 60% of Metropolitan Transportation Agency employees have gotten their COVID-19 vaccines. This comes after the agency has pulled the death benefit for any unvaccinated employees who die from the virus.