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AP/Mary Altaffer

So far this year injures of workers on the Long Island Rail Road have increased more than 30% while passenger injuries have increased about 20%.

AP/Mary Altaffer

A coalition of Long Island business leaders, developers, educators, and commuter advocates announced a report Tuesday that tallied the economic benefits of building a third track on the Long Island Rail Road. But despite what many say is a win for Long Island, a third track is still not on the planning boards.

AP/Luc Novovitch

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is in the beginning stages of planning bus service in the event of a strike on the Long Island Rail Road this summer. Some, however, see this as a provocation to get the unions to settle their contract dispute.

AP Photo/Richard Drew

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.  

AP Photo/Luc Novovitch

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has agreed to more arbitration talks with the main labor unions for the Long Island Rail Road.  The move essentially postpones a looming strike until mid summer.  

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