MTA http://wshu.org en MTA-union deal could avert LIRR strike http://wshu.org/post/mta-union-deal-could-avert-lirr-strike <p></p><p>The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced a labor deal with the union representing workers for New York's subway system. The deal could have an impact on a looming strike on the Long Island Rail Road this summer. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:04:45 +0000 Charles Lane 15996 at http://wshu.org MTA-union deal could avert LIRR strike Conn. commuters rail against Metro-North delays http://wshu.org/post/conn-commuters-rail-against-metro-north-delays <p>Metro-North is undergoing a lot of changes these days, from a new president to infrastructure and safety improvements sparked by last year’s derailments. &nbsp;But the rail company’s overhaul has caused delays and service disruptions that is stoking commuters' frustration.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 12079 at http://wshu.org Conn. commuters rail against Metro-North delays LIRR's 'Darth Vader' yet to make snow debut http://wshu.org/post/lirrs-darth-vader-yet-make-snow-debut <p></p><p>Even with all the snow on Long Island this week, the Long Island Rail Road still hasn't called out its secret snow-clearing weapon. &nbsp;In fact, said snow weapon hasn't seen active snow duty yet. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:55:23 +0000 Will James 11729 at http://wshu.org LIRR's 'Darth Vader' yet to make snow debut Audit shows high pay at NY public authorities http://wshu.org/post/audit-shows-high-pay-ny-public-authorities <p>An audit says employees of New York public authorities are paid more than 7 billion dollars a year.&nbsp; &nbsp;The New York Comptroller’s office performed the audit to look at how the authorities are using public money.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:36:03 +0000 Craig LeMoult 10157 at http://wshu.org MTA arrests 4 in LIRR skimming scam http://wshu.org/post/mta-arrests-4-lirr-skimming-scam <p></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 19:55:05 +0000 Charles Lane 7685 at http://wshu.org MTA arrests 4 in LIRR skimming scam