MTA Long Island Rail Road

MTA Long Island Rail Road has launched a $120 million construction program designed to protect the railroad's Long Beach Branch from the kind of devastating damage caused by Superstorm Sandy…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 it is creating the position of Chief Safety Officer, a new senior management post reporting directly to Chairman and…
Long Island Rail Road riders may have to brace for a strike as early as next month, following a unanimous vote Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, by the LIRR's largest union…
Congratulations to the Long Island Rail Road, once again in 2013 the unquestioned largest regional passenger railroad by ridership in the nation. Let's see if it can hold that prize.…
New York State's Court of Appeals on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, upheld the payroll mobility tax used to help fund the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), denying a repeal of the…
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, considered by many to be lukewarm at best in his support for rail transit improvements in the Empire State, emphasized his support Wednesday, Jan. 8,…
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) says customers using  Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road services can now turn to official apps for real-time train information.
Ansaldo STS said Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 it has been awarded a $20.5 million signaling contract to provide MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) an upgraded 45-mile segment of right-of-way…
MTA is readying infrastructure additions; continuing to repair, upgrade, and harden existing facilities; and acquiring new rolling stock, all in order to meet increasing passenger demand.
Hard times motivate T-bone steak lovers to chow down on Spam or Sloppy Joes, but unionized workers employed by MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA Staten…