Tag Archives: LIRR

NYC Seeks To Develop The Long Island City Rail Yard

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Anyone who’s ridden the Long Island Railroad into Penn Station has almost certainly noticed the rapidly changing skyline in Long Island City! Development is occurring in LIC at a frenetic space and I for one, having worked in the Citigroup Building at One Court Square back in the 1990’s, barely recognize the place when I’m there! Of […]

Two very different faces of a Long Island Rail Road strike!

The impact of a Long Island Rail Road strike will be far reaching and cause great economic pain for New York City and Long Island residents and businesses alike! For the two individuals highlighted in this article, however, the economic impact of a LIRR strike would apparently fall on opposite sides of the pain spectrum. A LIRR strike inflicting […]

Potential LIRR strike and its economic impact on Long Island!

Update July 14 at 2:10 PM: From Newsday, Negotiations between the LIRR unions and the MTA “have collapsed,” according to the unions, which are “now proceeding with strike plans.” The MTA on Monday rejected a counteroffer from the unions and “presented no counter proposal,” lead union negotiator Anthony Simon said in a statement. “MTA has clearly […]