Tag Archives: LIRR

ratpag is Pro-Lying; Finds Examples Where This Could Backfire

Your New Jersey correspondent was perusing the news from the BBC and his eye was caught by an advice column with this quote:  “If you mess up, it’s your responsibility to fess up.”  Is this good advice?  Let’s look at … Continue reading

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(Averted) LIRR Strike-Inspired Link Dump – Travel Near and Far

We here at ratpag were all geared up for a lengthy, painful LIRR strike and set the entire staff to research and report on all possible ways to prepare for the long haul.  Well, as luck would have it, the strike was … Continue reading

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ratpag’s Innovative New Way to Earn Money: Sue a Transit System

Before getting into this one, here are a couple links to the latest on our most recent causes.  First, the Long Island Rail Road strike is on, according to the Daily News.  And second, the White House just released a nice report … Continue reading

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ratpag’s LIRR Strike Preparation Guide

With only 9 days to go until the LIRR strike, we want our readers on the Island to be ready.  Of course, we recommend that you go out and help the workers fight fiscal-conservative Governor Cuomo’s attack on organized labor … Continue reading

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ratpag Celebrates Its 102nd Post, Talks of LIRR Strike, and Yellowstone Transit

First, ratpag wants to be clear:  we’re only celebrating our 102nd post – not a LIRR strike or Yellowstone transit, which is nonexistent.  So let’s start from the top… Part of ratpag’s staff was on a fact-finding mission in the Rockies … Continue reading

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Link Dump

ratpag is full of ideas and would never stoop so low as to repeatedly reference 21 year-old episodes day after day after day when there are so many riveting transportation topics and discussions to be had.  So why did we … Continue reading

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