MTA: Ridership on LIRR increased last year by 3 percent

Long Island Rail Road ridership rose in 2014 by 3 percent, with strongest growth "during non-rush hours, on non-Manhattan commutes and for nonwork trips," the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Monday, April 27, 2015. Last year, ridership totaled 85.86 million passengers, the third-highest since 1949. (File Footage)