MTA report: LIRR crews wasting time, money

A pedestrian walks across train tracks at a

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A pedestrian walks across train tracks at a common crossing in Patchogue on Aug. 29, 2012. (Credit: Amanda Voisard)

Long Island Rail Road work crews start their days too late, end them too early and waste a lot of time and money in completing even routine construction projects, according to a report issued Wednesday by the MTA's internal watchdog.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Inspector General Barry Kluger's office analyzed worker productivity at three recent construction projects -- staircase...

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