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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.

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Twice this week officials in New York arrested motorist for skipping out on paying tolls at bridges in the region.  It's not exactly a trend, but it sure is interesting.  

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.  

Conn. commuters rail against Metro-North delays

Jan 31, 2014
Kaomi Goetz

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.  But the rail company’s overhaul has caused delays and service disruptions that is stoking commuters' frustration. 

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