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Queens man fatally struck by LIRR train


Feb. 25, 2024 By Ben Brachfeld

A Queens man was fatally struck by a Long Island Rail Road train early Sunday morning, according to the MTA.

MTA heads discuss future of public transportation at Jamaica roundtable

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Oct. 23, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Leadership from North America’s largest transportation network convened for a roundtable discussion in the Jamaica Central Control Building on Thursday, Oct. 19, to discuss the future of public transportation for New Yorkers.  The conference came following a week of record ridership for the Metropolitan Transit Authority since the pandemic, which plummeted revenue and left them in a multibillion dollar deficit. Now that the budget is whole following the rescue of state funding in April, the MTA and LIRR are prioritizing safety, reliability and the customer experience. Even more people are expected to take public…
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Ask the MTA | U.S. Open service, ADA improvements and student MetroCards

Aug. 20, 2023 amNewYork Metro

amNewYork Metro, in conjunction with the MTA, present “Ask the MTA,” a column where MTA officials answer your questions about transit service in New York City. If you have a question for the MTA about subways, buses, commuter rails and more, email askthemta[@]amny.com.

Southeast Queens leaders welcome new discounted LIRR fares for Far Rockaway residents

Aug. 16, 2023 By Bill Parry After years of legislative wrangling in Albany by elected leaders from southeast Queens, Far Rockaway residents will finally be able to purchase discounted rides on the Long Island Rail Road within Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan under CityTicket beginning Sunday, Aug. 20. While the program has been available to commuters…
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