MTA, Nassau County & Town of Islip make LIRR strike contingency plans

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Plans are being made to help people who will not be able to get to work. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

The Metropolitan Transit Authority has announced the agency's contingency plan in the event of a Long Island Rail Road strike.

Chairman Thomas Prendergast said he hopes the agency never has to put the plan into place, and adds that they are doing everything they can at the bargaining table to keep the strike from happening.

The plan includes using ferries in Glen Cove to shuttle commuters...

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