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Fire In East River Tunnel Snarls LIRR Service During Evening Commute

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A fire in the East River Tunnel caused significant service changes for the Long Island Rail Road and Amtrak Tuesday evening, according to Notify NYC. 72 more words


LIRR Service Back On Track Following Delays After Non-Passenger Train Derailment

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Service is running on or close to schedule after the Long Island Rail Road cancelled eight evening rush hour trains as crews worked on repairs after a non-passenger train derailed at Jamaica Station in Queens, snarling the morning commute. 207 more words


LIRR service resumes after equipment train derails, snarls morning commute

QUEENS — Regular service on the Long Island Rail Road resumed after an equipment train derailed at Jamaica Station early Wednesday morning, creating delays and cancellations at the height of rush hour. 285 more words


The Most Dramatic 10 Minutes of My Day: The Cab Share

Getting to work on time is hard. The trains are unreliable at 5am. The crowds of bleary-eyed professionals are unbearable. The clock is ticking, and that last leg of the journey- the cab ride uptown- can make or break you. 601 more words

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The Daily Grind

I shoved someone today. I placed my hands on a man and moved him, with force, in a direction out of my way. It’s the Express 2 Train Downtown, and we as commuting New Yorkers are fighting to get on it. 569 more words


MTA Hikes Monthly Metrocard Price To $121, Keeps Base Fare At $2.75

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — In a surprise of sorts, members of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board voted Wednesday to keep base MetroCard fares at $2.75 while decreasing rider bonuses, rejecting an alternative plan that would have raised the base fare to $3. 830 more words


Nor'easter Causes Mass Transit Concerns For Tuesday Commute

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The powerful nor’easter making its way across the Tri-state area continues to cause massive headaches for rail riders and air travellers alike. 573 more words