Editorial: Don't let politics derail commuters

With a July 20 deadline looming, the MTA is running out of time to avert a Long Island Rail Road strike. The MTA and LIRR workers need to reach a deal that serves the needs of New Yorkers and keeps trains running. (Credit: Newsday)

Passengers on the 7:14 p.m. LIRR train to Great Neck pile in through the doorway to their train during rush hour out of Manhattan's Penn Station on July 2, 2012.

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