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Throwback Blog 2009-01-13 Tito Puente LIVE at LIRR

As a note: I am trying to make sure all of my blogs are in one place. There are some “notes” on Facebook that I will be moving here, for safekeeping.  659 more words

CBS2 Exclusive: What More Can Be Done To Prevent Deadly Trespassing On LIRR Tracks?

SHIRLEY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Thirty-five people were struck by trains on the LIRR last year, including 28 who died.

Some were struck while trespassing on the tracks, trying to take shortcuts, CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports. 309 more words


Passing by

“Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by?” -Lamentations 1:12/a Korean church on the train route

I have to start off by saying that I am the last person to reference a Bible quote. 537 more words


MTA Proposes Another Fare, Toll Increase

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has unveiled plans that could raise fares and tolls by four percent over the next two years. 1,058 more words


LIRR, NJ TRANSIT Train Riders Face Rough Morning Commute

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Long Island Rail Road and NJ TRANSIT train riders faced major headaches during the morning commute Wednesday.

A broken rail in one of the East River tunnels caused delays and cancellations on all LIRR Main Line trains into and out of Penn Station. 129 more words


Despite Improvements, Commuters Are Still Unhappy with LIRR Delays

In 2015, the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) had the worst on time performance since 2000. This year,there has been improvements in the number of delays. 300 more words

LIRR Service Snagged After Train Hits Car Near Central Islip

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Long Island Rail Road train struck a car near Central Islip late Sunday afternoon, forcing the evacuation of the train. 239 more words