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Riders Caught In The Middle As De Blasio, Cuomo Butt Heads Over Transit Mess

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Endless transit headaches have commuters demanding immediate help for the MTA, as the mayor and governor continue to butt heads over… 508 more words


Gov. Cuomo To Give Speech On Future Of LIRR System

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo will deliver a speech Wednesday on the future of the Long Island Rail Road.

It comes a day after… 109 more words


Challenging Morning For NJ TRANSIT, LIRR Commuters Amid Penn Station Repairs

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — It was a challenging start to the day for some NJ TRANSIT and Long Island Rail Road commuters as delays, cancellations and suspensions all snarled the morning rush. 764 more words


Limited LIRR Long Beach Branch service following partial derailment

NEW YORK — A Long Island Rail Road train partially derailed Tuesday morning, causing temporary Long Beach Branch service suspension and hours of slowdown for commuters. 182 more words

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It’s National Peach Ice Cream Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

One believes that if you’ve got a problem to solve, the first step towards “victory state” over it involves wrapping your head around the problem and “getting smart.” I like to be fairly well educated about the nature of things before opening the hood and tinkering around with the engine, basically. 2,534 more words

New York City

Amtrak Says Penn Station Repairs 'A Little Bit Ahead Of Schedule'

HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Amtrak said it is making good progress as the first week of the dreaded “Summer of Hell” repair work at Penn Station wraps up. 493 more words


Nearly empty shuttle buses transport LIRR riders as 7 train gets more crowded

Penn Station track work has changed some rides for the better; and other rides are worse.

During Thursday’s evening rush hour, a passenger boards a shuttle bus along 34th Street headed to Melville, Long Island. 310 more words