LIRR trucks idle illegally, cost $40G, report says
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Long Island Rail Road trucks idled illegally for more than 12,600 hours in January, according to a report issued Wednesday by the MTA inspector general, who called the practice "wasteful and environmentally destructive."
The report by Barry Kluger's office found that the LIRR's fleet of 600 highway vehicles wasted more than 13,000 gallons of fuel in January because of idling, costing the railroad...