Commuters angry at what they call substandard service on the Waterbury branch of Metro-North Railroad scored a victory Thursday with the announcement that the line will have its own advocate.
Metro North Taps Advocate for Waterbury Branch
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A replacement for the aging and outdated Port Authority Bus Terminal may be a decade or more away, but officials at the agency said Wednesday they plan to improve commuters' daily experience with a series of smaller measures while rethinking a long-term capital plan to include a new facility.
Fixes Promised for NYC Bus Terminal
State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, part of an effort Gov. Andrew Cuomo said will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers.
Getting to Know More About LGBTQ NY'ers
A tentative deal was reached Thursday that averts a strike by workers at the nation's largest commuter railroad, a top union negotiator said.
Anthony Simon told The Associated Press about the tentative agreement with the Long Island Rail Road.
LIRR Strike Averted
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