By Microcap Bargin Hunter: Company overview The Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (PWX) is a regional freight railroad operating in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York. The company transports a wide varietyShow More Summary
The New Republic's massive look at The Hell of American Day Care. Hunger striking at Guantánamo Bay. Dangerously misguided "orphan theology". When railroad workers get hurt on the job: then and now, which is still a lot like then. This...Show More Summary
The only documented underground railway site on the island of Manhattan is the Gibbons Underground Railway Site at what used to be known as Lamartine Place, 339 West 29th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues.
Honoring: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad for escaping slaves. Charles Young and the Buffalo Soldiers. The Rio Grande del Norte in New Mexico. The San Juan Islands off Washington State. The state of Delaware. Delaware is my home state, so I'm pleased to see: First State National Monument in Delaware. Show More Summary
CTV News in Canada ran a story yesterday on the impact of Godzilla being filmed on Vancouver Island. The news clip below shows soldiers transporting missiles and taking cover. Locals believe that the railroad was a big attraction for the … Continue reading ?
For weeks now Long Island Railroad riders have been confronted with messages about vaginal tightening exercises, thanks to advertisements from Veria Living, a TV channel that promotes healthy living. Some eyebrows were raised on Twitter, as you can see below, but today the local media has picked up the, uh, story... Show More Summary
On Monday, March 25th, I'll be schlepping out to Massapequa Park on the Long Island Railroad with some of my kids in tow, off to Bubbe and Zayde's for Passover. We'll have a great time -- games, food, talk -- and then at some point during...Show More Summary
New fares for NYC subways, buses, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, and tolls on MTA bridges and tunnels are now in effect.
I've blogged quite a bit about the construction of the Second Avenue Subway here on the Upper East Side, but haven't said much about the project to connect Long Island Railroad to Grand Central Terminal. Buried 16 stories beneath Grand...Show More Summary
AXION International Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has recently worked with Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), the busiest commuter railroad in North America, and CTL Group, a global design and engineering firm, to conduct independent, third party...
Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week [...]
Forty-two days after Hurricane Sandy hit New York, the commuter network is finally returning to normal, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today. ... More »
Here's today service advisory from the MTA: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that enhanced service will be available on Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad and the NYC Subway for this morning's rush hour, providing commuters with additional travel options as the current transportation state of emergency continues. Show More Summary
The New York City subway system will return to partial service tomorrow above 34th Street and in some of the outer boroughs, with connecting bus service from Brooklyn. The Long Island Railroad and Metro North resumed limited service today. Show More Summary
I'll be on a train this morning, so the links are auto-posted. Pretend I am frantically typing this as you read it and not sleeping on the Long Island Railroad and we'll be fine. Green Bay Packers Cheesehead TV's CD Angeli gives us a little perspective on the last rush for cutdowns. Show More Summary
The 'quiet car' on the Long Island Railroad experiences a disturbance.
The Long Island Rail Road is getting $2.2 million more from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority than Metro-North Railroad to beef up service, but will add less than half as many trains as its sister railroad, according to MTA figures.
You might have seen them on the train during your daily commute: On the Long Island Railroad they’ve been known to sit together and speak in low voices; on the subway they tend to sit side by side and just read to themselves. For almost...Show More Summary
Used Long Island Railroad ticket. You are probably wondering why I have a picture of a used LIRR ticket above. I’ll explain….. Those who personally know me or follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter, it is known how much disgust I have for the overpriced Long Island Rail Road. The service is nowhere near worth the astronomical [...]
On the way home from the Hamptons a bunch of 20-somethings turned the Long Island Railroad into a party train and their own personal slip-n-slide. Men poured beers down each other's throats and then went belly first sliding up and down...Show More Summary