LIRR interim president Catherine Rinaldi announces she is stepping down

Catherine Rinaldi made the announcement this morning but says she will still serve as Metro-North president.

Cecilia Dowd

Sep 18, 2023, 3:47 PM

Updated 306 days ago


Catherine Rinaldi, the interim president of the Long Island Rail Road is stepping down.
She made the announcement early Monday, but says she will still serve as Metro-North president.
Commuters, elected officials and Long Island members of the MTA Board have been calling for the LIRR to have a full-time leader.
Robert Free, the LIRR senior vice president of operations, will become acting president. 
Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages appeared on Power & Politics this weekend to call for a full-time LIRR president. Watch that video below:

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