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L.I. lawyer seeks temporary pad and erotic fun in NYC

For one Long Island Railroad commuter, a looming labor strike has sent him searching for a city crash pad — with a randy roomie.

LIRR Strike Looms Large As Cuomo Urges Both Sides To Keep Talking

A Long Island Railroad strike is looking like an increasingly real possibility, but there may still be hope for a last minute negotiation after Governor Andrew Cuomo urged both sides to return to the table. [ more › ]

The Busiest Railroad In North America Is About To Go On Strike

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

As someone who did it, I can easily say that commuting every day on the Long Island Rail Road is a particularly hellish experience. But it's about to get a lot worse, because Long Island Rail Road workers are planning to go on strike. Meaning the busiest railroad in North America is going to come to a halt. Read more...

NEW YORK: Long Island Railroad Workers Union Vows To Strike By Week's End

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Union officials yesterday declared that Long Island Railroad workers will walk off the job one minute after midnight on Saturday. “I regret to report that negotiations have collapsed with the MTA, and all eight unions are now proceeding with strike plans for July 20,” said Anthony Simon, chief spokesman for the union coalition. Show More Summary

Railroading the riders

The unions representing 5,400 Long Island Rail Road workers are threatening to walk off the job Sunday morning — and wreak havoc on commuters — despite a generous contract offer from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Once Again, Inaction at the FDA, Now With a New Class of Drugs, Hurts Consumers

Recently, Phil DeLuca, a retired Long Island Railroad worker, was profiled on a national news television program. Suffering from a potentially fatal red blood cell deficiency, he receives a weekly shot of Procrit. Simple enough, but that shot costs a staggering $1,500, of which his co-pay is $196. Show More Summary

NY: Brookhaven Plans Lawsuit Against LIRR Over Old Yaphank Dumping Site

Brookhaven Town will file a lawsuit against the Long Island Rail Road over the railroad's plan to contain contaminated soil at a former Yaphank dump site by installing stone, concrete and asphalt caps.

EXCLUSIVE: Fired LIRR president, Helena Williams, remains on payroll amid possible strike

At least one Long Island Rail Road employee has gotten a good deal from the MTA recently. With unionized LIRR workers readying for a possible strike next month, the Daily News has learned that the railroad’s former president, Helena Williams, who was fired two months ago, remains on the payroll under an arrangement designed to enhance the value of her pension.

MTA DETAILS NEW CONTRACT OFFER TO AVOID POTENTIAL LIRR STRIKE The MTA detailed its latest contract offer Tuesday to avert a potential Long Island Railroad strike.

NYC Construction Crew Unearths a Military Railroad Relic

Workers digging a trench on Governor's Island came across a rusted, filthy piece of train machinery—and had no idea what it was.

Long Island Railroad workers urge management and Gov. Cuomo to help delay strike deadline

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Union workers on the Long Island Railroad could strike as soon as July 19, with their contract having lapsed in 2010 and negotiations stalled. But the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, hoping...Show More Summary

Workin’ on the railroad

The Long Island Rail Road workers threatening to go on strike this year make livings that most New Yorkers can only envy.

Along the Chemical Coast to Staten Island

People seem to be captivated by the unused stretch of the Staten Island Railroad along the North Shore of the island. It makes sense to do something with it, because it's the part of Staten Island with the poorest population and the lowest car ownership. Show More Summary

RI: Candidate Pell Unveils Transportation Plan

Clay Pell, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, on Thursday unveiled a plan to rebuild Rhode Island's roads and bridges and improve all aspects of transportation in Rhode Island, including railroads, sea ports, airports and public transit.

Archive: April 2014

3 months agoOdd : Dark Roasted Blend

Thrilling Vintage Movie Posters Spewed from Intergalactic Space!.. Cosmonaut's Bling! Under the banner of Lenin - to the stars! Crazy (and Dangerous) Railroads Landslide on an Old Harrowing Railroad Enchanting Waterfall Island Like the...Show More Summary

America's Busiest Commuter Railway System Moving to E-Tickets

Passengers on New York's Long Island Railroad (LIRR) and Metro-North Railroad systems will soon get a boost of smartphone-powered efficiency, thanks to a new e-ticketing system in the works The system will allow passengers to use their...Show More Summary

NYC Commuters to Use Mobile Phones as Train Tickets

Riders of the Metro North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road will soon be able to purchase tickets by mobile, and use their phones in lieu of paper tickets.

NYC Rail Lines to Trial Mobile Ticketing

3 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

The New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has agreed to allow Metro-North Railroad (MNR) and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) to trial a mobile ticketing service run by Masabi. The system would let smartphone owners buy their train...Show More Summary

New York’s MTA starts punching smartphone tickets on 2 commuter rail lines

3 months agoTechnology : GigaOM

New York City's transit agency is bringing mobile ticketing to its busiest commuter lines, the Long Island Railroad and Metro-North Railroad. Commuters will be able to buy and validate their tickets on their smartphones.

New York’s MTA selects Masabi to deliver mobile ticketing technology

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and Masabi have partnered to deliver mobile ticketing technology on both Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road.

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